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Match the vocabulary words with the definitions on the right.

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

_________ Consisting of a number more than two but not very many, divers; sundry.
_________ A subunit of currency equal to one hundredth of the main unit of currency in many countries, including the United States.
_________ To change from a solid to a liquid in the presence of high heat.
_________ A precious stone, usually of substantial monetary value or prized for its beauty or shine.
_________ A structure built by a bird as a place to incubate eggs and rear young.
_________ 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.
_________ Simple past tense and past participle of hold.
_________ Other; in addition to previously mentioned items.
_________ Devoid of content.
_________ 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 vessel for boiling a liquid or cooking food, usually metal and equipped with a lid.
_________ Having great weight.
_________ A kind of wine of a deep red color, chiefly from Galicia or Malaga in Spain; called also tent wine, and tinta.
_________ A flat, rigid, rectangular structure, fixed at right angles to a wall, and used to support, store or display objects.
_________ Someone who is hostile to, feels hatred towards, opposes the interests of, or intends injury to someone else.
_________ A place, as in clothing, which has been repaired by mending.
_________ A state of complete physical, mental and social well being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity; wellness.
_________ A shallow deformation in the surface of something produced by impact.
_________ To lengthen by pulling.
_________ Prepared for immediate action or use.
_________ The quantity, size, weight, distance or capacity of a substance compared to a designated standard.
_________ Of the highest quality; splendid.
_________ To make something blessed, to confer blessing upon.
_________ A payment made by a tenant at intervals in order to occupy a property.
_________ A vehicle on runners, used for conveying loads over the snow or ice; in England called sledge.
_________ A box, now usually a large strong box with a secure convex lid.
_________ 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.
_________ The act of stealing property.
_________ One of the methods for a living being to gather data about the world; sight, smell, hearing, touch, taste.
_________ A length of some object.
_________ 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.
_________ 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).
_________ The quantity, size, weight, distance or capacity of a substance compared to a designated standard.
_________ The measurement of distance along the longest dimension of an object.
_________ Simple past tense and past participle of sleep.