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mottled

Dappled with spots, patches, or blotches

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recumbent

leaning, reclining; lying down

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morose(ly)

sullen, gloomy, sour-tempered, unsocial

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imperious(ly)

overbearing, domineering, dictatorial

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scoff

an expression of scorn, derision, or contempt

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skeptic(ally)

a person who questions or doubts something

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mollified

soothes in temper or disposition

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pugnacious

having a quarrelsome or combative nature

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ominous(ly)

suggesting that something bad is going to happen in the future

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slough

a place of deep mud or more

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derogatory

expressing a low opinion of someone or something

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apprehensive

afraid that something bad or unpleasant is going to happen

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complacent(ly)

satisfied with how things are and not wanting to change them

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derision

the use of ridicule or scorn to show contempt

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reprehensible

very bad; deserving very strong criticism