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Match the vocabulary words with the definitions on the right.

drift, written, interesting, ribbon, sink, grip, fill, listen, cliff, wrist, limp, dim, zip, million, twist, swift, silk, pin, sincerely, build, whistle, snip, digit, drink, rid, print, visitor, myth, rich, switch, mist, tin, silver, ticket, picnic, stitch, since, hidden, thick, trim, sickness, ink, lift, built, drill

_________ Of, relating or characteristic of writing
_________ The complex joint where the hand is attached to the arm; the carpus.
_________ Wealthy: having a lot of money and possessions.
_________ To make a shrill, high pitched sound by forcing air through the mouth. To produce a whistling sound, restrictions to the flow of air are created using the teeth, tongue and lips.
_________ To form by combining materials or parts.
_________ A single pass of a needle in sewing; the loop or turn of the thread thus made.
_________ To create a hole by removing material with a drill.
_________ Someone who visits someone else; someone staying as a guest.
_________ To reduce slightly; to cut; especially, to remove excess; e.g. 'trim a hedge', 'trim a beard'.
_________ Past participle of to hide.
_________ A pigmented liquid that allows one to write or draw.
_________ A finger or toe.
_________ A fine fiber excreted by the silkworm or other arthropod (such as a spider).
_________ From a specified time in the past.
_________ A malleable, ductile, metallic element, resistant to corrosion, with atomic number 50 and symbol Sn.
_________ To wind.
_________ To raise something higher.
_________ Arousing or holding the attention or interest of someone.
_________ To pay attention to a sound, to note.
_________ Relatively great in extent from one surface to the opposite in its smallest solid dimension.
_________ Simple past of build.
_________ The act or motion of drifting; the force which impels or drives; an overpowering influence or impulse.
_________ A long, narrow strip of material used for decoration of clothing or the hair or gift wrapping.
_________ A meal eaten outdoors or in another informal setting.
_________ The quality or state of being sick or diseased; illness; disease or malady.
_________ In a sincere or earnest manner; honestly.
_________ Fast; quick; rapid.
_________ A cardinal number that equals a thousand times a thousand.
_________ Not bright or colorful.
_________ A lustrous, white, metallic element, atomic number 47, atomic weight 107.87, symbol Ag.
_________ A story of a great but unknown age which embodies a belief regarding some fact or phenomenon of experience, and in which often the forces of nature and of the soul are personified; an ancient story of a god, a hero, the origin of a race, etc.; a wonder story of prehistoric origin.
_________ Water or other liquid finely suspended in air.
_________ To take hold, particularly with the hand.
_________ The act of snipping; cutting a small amount off of something.
_________ To free from something.
_________ To descend into a liquid or other substance or material.
_________ A pass entitling the holder to admission to a show, concert, etc.
_________ A small device, made (usually) of drawn out steel wire with one end sharpened and the other flattened or rounded into a head, used for fastening.
_________ A device to turn electric current on and off or direct its flow.
_________ To consume (a liquid) through the mouth.
_________ An irregular, jerky or awkward gait.
_________ A vertical (or near vertical) rock face.
_________ to make full.
_________ The high pitched sound of a small object moving rapidly through air.
_________ Of, relating to, or writing for printed publications.