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scrappy - quarrelsome
sullen - silently showing ill humor or resentment; dark; gloomy
miasma - swamp gas; heavy vaporous atmosphere often emanating from decaying matter; pervasive corrupting influence; noxious atmosphere or influence
insatiable - not easily satisfied; unquenchable; Ex. insatiable appetite
gnarled - twisted
hurtle - crash; rush; move with great speed; Ex. hurtling runaway train
subversive - tending to overthrow or ruin; V. subvert: overthrow completely (an established system); destroy completely; CF. undermine ?
animadversion - critical remark; V. animadvert: comment critically with disapproval
rococo - ornate; highly decorated; N. CF. 18th century
prosperity - good fortune and financial success; physical well-being