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Match the vocabulary words with the definitions on the right.

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

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