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Match the vocabulary words with the definitions on the right.

grip, stamp, drag, shed, shelf, spent, spend, gas, spin

_________ To pull along a surface or through a medium, sometimes with difficulty.
_________ To consume, to use, to exhaust.
_________ To make yarn by twisting and winding fibers together.
_________ To part or divide.
_________ A flat, rigid, rectangular structure, fixed at right angles to a wall, and used to support, store or display objects.
_________ Consumed, used up, exhausted, depleted.
_________ Matter in a state intermediate between liquid and plasma that can be contained only if it is fully surrounded by a solid (or held together by gravitational pull); it can condense into a liquid, or can (rarely) become a solid directly.
_________ A piece of currency that allows one to send things in the mail.
_________ To take hold, particularly with the hand.