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Still, repelled and yet not heeding, he moved deeper into the pond. The lower part of his body was all sunk in the hideous cold element.
He stood on the bank, breathing heavily.
And he hastened straight down, running over the wet, soddened fields, pushing through the hedges, down into the depression of callous, wintry obscurity.
I don't understand, why must the underlined words be considered as adjectives instead of verb? For instance, isn't "breathing" and "pushing" an action?
If that site says that all the highlighted words in your text are adjectives, it is wrong.