20 terms

The Pearl Vocab

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covey
small collection of people; small flock
avarice
extreme greed
indigent
poor enough to need from others
suppliant
humbly asking; praying humbly for something
parable
short moral story
deft
skillful in physical movements
indigenous
native; originating where it is from
semblance
outward appearance that is deliberating misleading
disparage
express a negative opinion of
lucent
softly bright, radiant
lucid
transparently clear, easily understood
benign
not dangerous
countenance
the appearance conveyed by a person's face
legerdemain
trick; sleight of hand
coagulate
change from liquid to a thickened state
lethargic
unenergetic; inactive
malignant
dangerous to health
stalwart
dependable; having rugged strength
tithe
an offering of a tenth part of some personal income
succumb
give in; yield