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Match the vocabulary words with the definitions on the right.

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

_________ 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.
_________ Money paid to the government other than for transaction specific goods and services.
_________ To enclose (an object) completely in any flexible, thin material such as fabric or paper.
_________ A piece of cloth torn off; a tattered piece of cloth; a shred; a tatter; a fragment.
_________ 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.
_________ A (small) leftover piece.
_________ The basic structural component of the universe. Matter usually has mass and volume.
_________ The woody part of a tree arising from the trunk and usually dividing.
_________ The part of Earth which is not covered by oceans or other bodies of water.
_________ The act of seizing or capturing.
_________ To give by way of increased possession (to any one); to bestow (on).
_________ Being in a state between dry and wet; moderately wet; moist.
_________ One who rides in a vehicle but is not the driver or part of the operating crew.
_________ That from which a copy is made.
_________ 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.
_________ To attach or connect in a secure manner.
_________ Of large size or extent; great; extensive; hence, relatively great; greatest; chief; principal; as, a grand mountain; a grand army; a grand mistake.
_________ Used before a verb to indicate the simple future tense, particularly in the first person singular or plural.
_________ A solid, transparent substance made by melting sand with a mixture of soda, potash and lime.
_________ A horizontal door in a floor or ceiling.
_________ A violent gust of wind.
_________ A large plot of land used for raising cattle, sheep, or other livestock.
_________ Useless things to be discarded.
_________ An honest observation.
_________ 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.
_________ One of the main sections into which the text of a book is divided.
_________ Consisting of a moiety, or half (1/2, 50%)
_________ 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.
_________ Plural form of insect.
_________ A metallic alloy of copper and zinc used in many industrial and plumbing applications.
_________ A long, narrow, pliable strip of leather, cloth, or the like.
_________ Sporting event such as a boxing meet, a baseball game, or a cricket match.