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Match the vocabulary words with the definitions on the right.

dress, sense, bless, melt, excellent, cent, bet, dent, held, bell, mend, several, nest, tent, enemy, stretch, shelf, length, rent, empty, ready, necklace, segment, step, health, sled, theft, measure, heavy, gem, kettle, measure, else, chest, slept

_________ To make something blessed, to confer blessing upon.
_________ A precious stone, usually of substantial monetary value or prized for its beauty or shine.
_________ To move the foot in walking; to advance or recede by raising and moving one of the feet to another resting place, or by moving both feet in succession.
_________ A shallow deformation in the surface of something produced by impact.
_________ A state of complete physical, mental and social well being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity; wellness.
_________ Other; in addition to previously mentioned items.
_________ Simple past tense and past participle of hold.
_________ A vehicle on runners, used for conveying loads over the snow or ice; in England called sledge.
_________ A place, as in clothing, which has been repaired by mending.
_________ A kind of wine of a deep red color, chiefly from Galicia or Malaga in Spain; called also tent wine, and tinta.
_________ A garment; an item of clothing (usually worn by a woman or young girl) which covers the upper part of the body as well as below the waist.
_________ Devoid of content.
_________ The measurement of distance along the longest dimension of an object.
_________ A length of some object.
_________ The quantity, size, weight, distance or capacity of a substance compared to a designated standard.
_________ Consisting of a number more than two but not very many, divers; sundry.
_________ A vessel for boiling a liquid or cooking food, usually metal and equipped with a lid.
_________ A wager, an agreement between two parties that a stake (usually money) will be paid by the loser to the winner (the winner being the one who correctly forecast the outcome of an event).
_________ Someone who is hostile to, feels hatred towards, opposes the interests of, or intends injury to someone else.
_________ To lengthen by pulling.
_________ A payment made by a tenant at intervals in order to occupy a property.
_________ The quantity, size, weight, distance or capacity of a substance compared to a designated standard.
_________ A structure built by a bird as a place to incubate eggs and rear young.
_________ One of the methods for a living being to gather data about the world; sight, smell, hearing, touch, taste.
_________ A subunit of currency equal to one hundredth of the main unit of currency in many countries, including the United States.
_________ Prepared for immediate action or use.
_________ A box, now usually a large strong box with a secure convex lid.
_________ Of the highest quality; splendid.
_________ Simple past tense and past participle of sleep.
_________ A flat, rigid, rectangular structure, fixed at right angles to a wall, and used to support, store or display objects.
_________ To change from a solid to a liquid in the presence of high heat.
_________ An article of jewelry/jewellery that is worn around the neck, most often made of a string of precious metal, pearls, gems, beads or shells, and sometimes having a pendant attached.
_________ The act of stealing property.
_________ Having great weight.
_________ An object made of metal or other hard material, typically but not always in the shape of an inverted cup with a flared rim, which resonates when struck.