The pearl vocab words

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benign

not causing harm. adj

Bulwark

a strong defense or something that defends. noun

deft

skillful. sdj

diffuse

to spread in all directions. verb

dissemble

to pretend; to disguise. verb

edifice

a very large building. noun

furtive

secret in an underhanded way, stealthy. adj

germane

important to the issue at hand; pertinent. adj

gravely

seriousness; importance. adj

irresolute

indecisive; unsure of how to proceed. adj

legerdemain

sleight(skill) of hand; deception or trickery resulting from use of hand. noun

malign

harmful or evil. adj

monolithic

massive or rigidly fixed uniformly. adj

Monotony

sameness. noun

obscure

difficult to see. adj

petulance

unreasonable touchiness or irritability. adj

precipitate

to cause to speedily occur; to throw headlong. verb

stalwart

one who supports a cause with firm partisanship( biased supporter). noun

subjugate

to bring under one's control. verb

undulant

moving with or resembling a wavelike motion. verb

wan

very pale or sickly. adj

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