The Pearl unit terms

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bulwark

a strong defense or something that defends

undulating

moving with or resembling wavelike motion

obscure

difficult to see; vague

deft

skillful; adroit

precipitate

to cause to speedily occur

subjugate

to bring under one's control

dissemble

to conceal facts or feelings; to pretend

furtive

secret in an underhanded way; stealthy

diffuse

to spread in all directions

stalwart

one who has great resolve or strength in support of a cause

benign

not causing harm; of gentle disposition

legerdemain

sleight of hand; trickery using the hands

gravity

seriousness; importance

edifice

a very large building or structure

monotony

an uninteresting sameness

wan

pale and sickly

monolithic

massive and rigidly uniform

irresolute

indecisive; unsure how to proceed

petulant

unreasonable; touchy; irritable

germane

important to the issue at hand; pertinent

malign

to utter injurious or misleading reports about someone or something

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