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Match the vocabulary words with the definitions on the right.

trap, strap, capital, family, rag, branch, shall, blast, match, ranch, tax, half, brass, catch, grass, passenger, grand, hatch, damp, add, fasten, fact, cabin, trash, track, insects, pattern, chapter, scrap, wrap, glass, land, matter

_________ That from which a copy is made.
_________ Of large size or extent; great; extensive; hence, relatively great; greatest; chief; principal; as, a grand mountain; a grand army; a grand mistake.
_________ One of the main sections into which the text of a book is divided.
_________ To enclose (an object) completely in any flexible, thin material such as fabric or paper.
_________ Money paid to the government other than for transaction specific goods and services.
_________ A horizontal door in a floor or ceiling.
_________ A machine or other device designed to catch (and sometimes kill) animals, either by holding them in a container, or by catching hold of part of the body.
_________ A father, mother and their sons and daughters; also called nuclear family.
_________ A city designated as a legislative seat by the government or some other authority, often the city in which the government is located; otherwise the most important city within a country or a subdivision of it.
_________ Any plant of the family Poaceae, characterized by leaves that arise from nodes in the stem, wrap around it for a distance, and leave, especially those grown as ground cover rather than for grain.
_________ An honest observation.
_________ The part of Earth which is not covered by oceans or other bodies of water.
_________ A long, narrow, pliable strip of leather, cloth, or the like.
_________ To give by way of increased possession (to any one); to bestow (on).
_________ Plural form of insect.
_________ The basic structural component of the universe. Matter usually has mass and volume.
_________ The act of seizing or capturing.
_________ A violent gust of wind.
_________ A large plot of land used for raising cattle, sheep, or other livestock.
_________ Consisting of a moiety, or half (1/2, 50%)
_________ Useless things to be discarded.
_________ To attach or connect in a secure manner.
_________ One who rides in a vehicle but is not the driver or part of the operating crew.
_________ A solid, transparent substance made by melting sand with a mixture of soda, potash and lime.
_________ Sporting event such as a boxing meet, a baseball game, or a cricket match.
_________ A metallic alloy of copper and zinc used in many industrial and plumbing applications.
_________ A piece of cloth torn off; a tattered piece of cloth; a shred; a tatter; a fragment.
_________ Being in a state between dry and wet; moderately wet; moist.
_________ The woody part of a tree arising from the trunk and usually dividing.
_________ A small dwelling characteristic of the frontier, especially when built from logs with simple tools and not constructed by professional builders, but by those who meant to live in it.
_________ A mark left by something that has passed along; as, the track, or wake, of a ship; the track of a meteor; the track of a sled or a wheel.
_________ Used before a verb to indicate the simple future tense, particularly in the first person singular or plural.
_________ A (small) leftover piece.