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Match the vocabulary words with the definitions on the right.

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

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