Triumphantly:in a way that shows great happiness or joy at a victory or achievement.
Vigilant:keeping careful watch for possible danger or difficulties.
Abed: In bed
Luxury:the state of great comfort and extravagant living.
Lintel:a horizontal support of timber, stone, concrete, or steel across the top of a door or window.
Scornfully:as something done without respect, or something done showing displeasure
Reluctance:unwillingness or disinclination to do something.
Hollow:having a hole or empty space inside.
Precious:of an object, substance, or resource
Crook:the hooked staff of a shepherd.
Swiftly:at high speed; quickly.
Foliage:plant leaves, collectively.
Scouting:the action of gathering information about enemy forces or an area.
Ranging:vary or extend between specified limits.
Companions:a person or animal with whom one spends a lot of time or with whom one travels.
strides:walk with long, decisive steps in a specified direction.
Duiker:a small African antelope that typically has a tuft of hair between the horns, found mainly in the rainforest.
Tumult:a loud, confused noise, especially one caused by a large mass of people.
“a tumult of shouting and screaming broke out”
Crimson:of a person’s face) become flushed, especially through embarrassment.
Unbearable:not able to be endured or tolerated
Horizontally:in a horizontal position or direction
Exulted:of a person or their rank or status) placed at a high or powerful level; held in high regard
Ponderous:slow and clumsy because of great weight.
Cautiously:in a way that deliberately avoids potential problems or dangers.
Glistening:(of something wet or greasy) shine; glitter.
Seized:take hold of suddenly and forcibly.
Vaguely:In a way that is uncertain, indefinite, or unclear; roughly.
Unalterable:not able to be changed.
Stoicism:the endurance of pain or hardship without a display of feelings and without complaint.
Convulsing:(of a person) suffer violent involuntary contraction of the muscles, producing contortion of the body or limbs.
Strode:past of stride.
Gristle:cartilage, especially when found as tough, inedible tissue in meat.
Incredulously:in a manner indicating disbelief
Uselessly: in a manner indicating disbelief.
Dismay:consternation and distress, typically that caused by something unexpected.“to his dismay, she left him.
Rustling:make a soft, muffled crackling sound like that caused by the movement of dry leaves or paper.
Sulkily:as something done in a pouty way or in a manner that shows unhappiness.
Defiantly:in a manner that shows open resistance or bold disobedience.