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Match the vocabulary words with the definitions on the right.

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

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