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mottled
marked by spots, patches or streaks of different colors
recumbent
leaning or lying down; growing flat along the ground
tramp
one who travels from place to place on foot in search of work
bindle
a bundle containing clothes and possessions; a bedding-roll carried by a tramp
morose
sullen, unhappy, sour, gloomy, unsocial
periscope
a tubular optical instrument that allows the viewer to observe things normally out of sight
pantomime
a gesture used to communicate meaning; mime
scoff
to speak derisively, mock, jeer
yammer
to make a clamor; to whine or complain; to talk persistently
scourge
a cause of affliction or pain; plague
cesspool
a small well or pit made in the bottom of a drain to retain sand and gravel, or to hold solid waste
pugnacious
eager to fight, belligerent
ominous
foreboding, indicating future misfortune
derogatory
lessening the reputation of a person or thing; disparaging
plaintive
expressing sorrow or melancholy
brusque
abrupt or rude in manner; rough
complacent
feeling or showing satisfaction; self-satisfied
grizzled
grey, used often with hair
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