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The Pearl

alms something given freely to relieve the poor
avarice excessive or insatiable desire for wealth or gain
bougainvillea ornamental tropical American woody vines and shrubs with brilliant purple or red floral bracts
bulwark a solid wall-like structure raised for drfense
covey a small flock/group
crevice a narrow opening resulting from a split or crack
dank unpleasantly moist or wet
estate social standing or rank espeically of a high order
feint a mock blow or attack on or toward one part in order to distract attention from the point one really intends to attack
flagstones a hard flat stone used for making paths.
flanks the right or left of a formation
hummock a rounded knoll or hillock
indigent suffering from extreme poverty
misshapen out of ordanary shape or form
parable religious stories
perceptible capable of being noticed
plaintive expressive of suffering or woe/melancholy
scuttle a shallow open bucket for carrying something
speculative based on guesses or ideas rather than true facts
strenuous vigorously active
substantial not imaginary
suppliant a person who prays humbaly
tuna large fish that lives in the ocean and is eaten as food
undulate to move or be shaped like the waves.
Botete a type of fish
Estuary a water passage where the tide meets a river current
Fluted having or marked by grooves
Lateen Sail being or relating to a rig used especially on the north coast of Africa and characterized by a triangular sail extended by a long spar slung to a low mast
Mangroves of tropical maritime trees or shrubs that send out many prop roots and form dense masses important in coastal land building and as foundations of unique ecosystems
Poultice a soft usually heated and sometimes medicated mass spread on cloth and applied to sores or other lesions
Stepped to rise in tiers
Undulating to form or move in waves
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