Vocabulary The Pearl Part I.
1. Benign 2. Bulwark 3. Deft 4. diffuse 5. dissemble 6. edifice 7. furtive 8. germane 9. gravity 10. irresolute
Part 1 Vocab Words The Pearl
n.a very large buildingsynonyms antonymsstructure shack, building small building
n. a strong defense or something that defendssynonyms antonyms support, weakness buttress
v.to disguise, to pretendsynonyms antonymsmask , fake to reveal camouflage uncover, conceal admit, allow
1. Although he tried to _________ his motive for seeing me, I knew the real reason. 2. The judge ruled that the testimony was _______ to the trial and allowed it to be entered into the record. 3. The minister was loved because of his _______ attitude toward all types of people. 4. During the test, he made some ______ glances at other classmates’ papers. 5. He was very ______ at handling the questions from the reporter.
6. The confused child stood _____ waiting for some instruction. 7. The rioting crowd was _____ by tear gas and water hoses. 8. This particular _____ has the title of being the tallest building in the world. 9. Nuclear arms are our _____ against invasion.10. The _____ of the situation was heightened by the death of the president.
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