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Match the vocabulary words with the definitions on the right.

bud, luck, dust, lump, busy, club, hut, subtract, mud, dull, drum, stuff, bulb, summer, hundred, plum, suppose, struck, crush, crust, bunch, sudden, tunnel

_________ A percussive musical instrument spanned with a thin covering on at least one end for striking, forming an acoustic chamber, affecting what materials are used to make it.
_________ A violent collision or compression; a crash; destruction; ruin.
_________ One of four seasons, traditionally the second, marked by the longest and typically hottest days of the year due to the inclination of the Earth.
_________ Fine, dry particles of matter.
_________ A more solid, dense or hard layer on a surface or boundary.
_________ Lacking the ability to cut easily; not sharp.
_________ A heavy stick intended for use as a weapon.
_________ The edible, fleshy stone fruit of Prunus domestica, often of a dark red or purple colour.
_________ Something that happens to someone by chance, a chance occurrence.
_________ Any solid object rounded at one end and tapering on the other, possibly attached to a larger object at the tapered end.
_________ To take for granted; to conclude, with less than absolute supporting data; to believe.
_________ A small wooden shed.
_________ Happening quickly and with little or no warning.
_________ Something that protrudes, sticks out, or sticks together; a cluster or blob; a mound, hill, or group.
_________ To remove or reduce; especially to reduce a quantity or number.
_________ A newly formed leaf or flower that has not yet unfolded.
_________ Simple past tense and past participle of strike.
_________ Doing a great deal; having a lot of things to do in the space of time given.
_________ A dirty mixture of water and soil.
_________ A numerical value equal to 100 (102), occurring after ninety nine.
_________ An underground or underwater passage.
_________ A group of a number of similar things, either growing together, or in a cluster or clump.
_________ Miscellaneous items; things.