PALPITATING: v.i., to beat very rapidly, irregularly, or
      strongly, as from emotion, exercise, or disease.
      RAREFIED: v., to make less dense.
      BOSSES: n., raised ornaments on materials with flat
      LIVID: adj., having a dull bluish or grayish color.
      SMOTE: v., past tense of smite [to hit, to hit hard.]
      WELTERING: v.i., rolling about, wallowing.