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Match the vocabulary words with the definitions on the right.

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

_________ Doing a great deal; having a lot of things to do in the space of time given.
_________ 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.
_________ The edible, fleshy stone fruit of Prunus domestica, often of a dark red or purple colour.
_________ A small wooden shed.
_________ A dirty mixture of water and soil.
_________ A heavy stick intended for use as a weapon.
_________ Simple past tense and past participle of strike.
_________ A violent collision or compression; a crash; destruction; ruin.
_________ Fine, dry particles of matter.
_________ A numerical value equal to 100 (102), occurring after ninety nine.
_________ Lacking the ability to cut easily; not sharp.
_________ A group of a number of similar things, either growing together, or in a cluster or clump.
_________ 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.
_________ To remove or reduce; especially to reduce a quantity or number.
_________ Something that happens to someone by chance, a chance occurrence.
_________ 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.
_________ Something that protrudes, sticks out, or sticks together; a cluster or blob; a mound, hill, or group.
_________ To take for granted; to conclude, with less than absolute supporting data; to believe.
_________ Miscellaneous items; things.
_________ A newly formed leaf or flower that has not yet unfolded.
_________ Any solid object rounded at one end and tapering on the other, possibly attached to a larger object at the tapered end.