Presentation on theme: "Vocabulary: The Pearl 1.dank (adj.) unpleasantly damp or humid. 2.pulque (n) a thick, fermented Mexican drink made from juices. 3.bougainvillaea (n) a."— Presentation transcript:
Vocabulary: The Pearl 1.dank (adj.) unpleasantly damp or humid. 2.pulque (n) a thick, fermented Mexican drink made from juices. 3.bougainvillaea (n) a type of woody shrub or vine. 4.consolation (n) the act or state of being comforted.
5. avarice (n) excessive desire for wealth; greed. 6. procession (n) a group of people or things moving along in an orderly way. 7. discontent (n) dissatisfaction; longing for better circumstances. 8. estuary (n) An arm of the sea that extends inland to meet the mouth of a river.
9. bulwark (n) a defense or safeguard. 10. poultice (n) A soft moist mass of bread, meal, clay, or other substance applied to treat an aching or inflamed part of the body. 11. undulating (adj.) moving in a wavelike motion. 12. scuttling (adj.) running or moving with short hurried movements; scurrying.
13. perceptible (adj.) capable of being seen. 14. hummock (n) a low mound or ridge of earth. 15. barnacle (n) Various marine crustaceans that form a hard shell and remain attached to submerged surfaces.
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