The Pearl

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  1. covey
    a small flock of grouse or partridge
  2. avarice
    reprehensible acquisitiveness; insatiable desire for wealth
  3. indigent
    poor enough to need help from others
  4. suppliant
    humbly entreating
  5. parable
    a short moral story
  6. deft
    skillful in physical movements; especially of the hands
  7. indigenous
    originating where it is found
  8. semblance
    an outward appearance that is deliberately misleading
  9. disparage
    express a negative opinion of
  10. lucent
    softly bright or radiant
  11. lucid
    transparently clear; easily understandable
  12. benign
    kind in disposition or manner
  13. countenance
    the appearance conveyed by a person's face
  14. legerdemain
    an illusory feat
  15. coagulate
    change from a liquid to a thickened or solid state
  16. lethargic
    deficient in alertness or activity
  17. malignant
    dangerous to health
  18. stalwart
    having rugged physical strength
  19. tithe
    a levy of one tenth of something
  20. succumb
    consent reluctantly

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