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The Pearl Chapter 6

Vocabulary from Chapter 6 of The Pearl
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pelt
attack and bombard with or as if with missiles
covert
secret or hidden
sentinel
a person employed to watch for something to happen
gutteral
throaty, growling, hoarse
goading
a verbalization that encourages you to attempt something
monolithic
massive
irresolution
Indecision, doubt
outcropping
the part of a rock formation that appears above the surface of the surrounding land
foliage
The leaves of trees and other plants
escarpment
steep cliff
shallow
not deep or strong
petulant
Irritable or short tempered
germane
relevant, appropriate
ulcerous
corrupt and rotting