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

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