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Match the vocabulary words with the definitions on the right.

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

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