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anguish

a feeling of great physical or mental pain

bindle

a small bundle of items rolled up inside a blanket and carried over the shoulder or on the back

juncture

a place where two things come together

morosely

in a sad, gloomy manner

recumbent

still; without movement

complacently

in a pleased, satisfied manner

gingerly

in a careful, cautious way

mollified

soothed; pacified

pugnacious

eager and ready to fight

scourges

anything that inflicts discomfort or suffering

bemused

preoccupied; deep in thought

derision

ridicule or mockery

reprehensible

deserving of criticism

aloof

distant; removed; cool

sullenly

sadly; in a depressing or gloomy

writhed

twisted

craftily

shrewdly

cowering

to shrink or crouch in fear

poignant

affecting or moving to the emotions

itinerant

moving from one place to work for a short time and then moving on to another