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Match the vocabulary words with the definitions on the right.

mathematics, gallon, jagged, abnormal, signal, drastic, method, publisher, fractions, lesson, empty, interest, lessen, admit, suffer, discuss, common, magnetism, handsome, culture, import, mattress, rather, industrial, plastic, impact, understood, pressure, effort, actually, sandwich, victory, experiment, customs, missouri, export, progress, velvet, transmitter, opportunity, issue, attitude, dispose, gallop, skinny, messenger, customer, seldom, champion, income, agriculture, platform, contrast, structure, differ, instead, subject, alphabetical, public, ribbon, practical, entrance, illustrate, added, embarrass, million, gather, summarize, magnet, blizzard, influence, canyon, kidneys, interview, festival, reptile, rotten, immigrant, mistaken, slender, ingredient, offer, industry, gutter, language, difference, expect, contact, selfish, atlas, restaurant, chapter, advance, master, intense

_________ An eating establishment in which diners are served food at their tables.
_________ A moving or going forward; a proceeding onward; an advance.
_________ A form of communication using words either spoken or gestured with the hands and structured with grammar, often with a writing system.
_________ A piece of material that attracts some metals by magnetism.
_________ Strained; tightly drawn; kept on the stretch; strict; very close or earnest; as, intense study or application; intense thought.
_________ To prepare a summary of something.
_________ Unevenly cut; having the texture of something so cut.
_________ In the place of something (usually mentioned earlier); as a substitute or alternative.
_________ A state of the United States of America.
_________ A patron; one who purchases or receives a product or service from a business or merchant, or plans to.
_________ A difference in lightness, brightness and/or hue between two colours that makes them more or less distinguishable.
_________ The force or energy of a collision of two objects.
_________ In a clause: the word or word group (usually a noun phrase) that is dealt with. In active clauses with verbs denoting an action, the subject and the actor are usually the same.
_________ The amount of force that is applied over a given area divided by the size of this area.
_________ A cohesive whole built up of distinct parts.
_________ Infrequently, rarely.
_________ Pertaining to the affairs or official affairs of all people, not just those of a private group; contrasted with private.
_________ To humiliate; to disrupt somebody's composure or comfort with acting publicly or freely; to disconcert; to abash.
_________ An abstract representational system used in the study of numbers, shapes, structure and change and the relationships between these concepts.
_________ To eliminate or to get rid of something.
_________ Simple past tense and past participle of add.
_________ A section of learning or teaching into which a wider learning content is divided.
_________ The action of entering, or going in.
_________ The art or science of cultivating the ground, including the harvesting of crops, and the rearing and management of livestock; tillage; husbandry; farming.
_________ Dexterous; skillful; handy; ready; convenient; applied to things as persons.
_________ The state of having won a competition or battle.
_________ A formal meeting, in person, for the assessment of a candidate or applicant.
_________ Pertaining to, furnished with, or expressed by letters of the alphabet.
_________ Rancid, of perishable items that have been overridden with bacteria and other infectious agents.
_________ Plural form of custom.
_________ A long, narrow strip of material used for decoration of clothing or the hair or gift wrapping.
_________ To bring forward; to move towards the van or front; to make to go on.
_________ To make less; to diminish; to reduce.
_________ The arts, customs, and habits that characterize a particular society or nation.
_________ A chance for advancement, progress or profit.
_________ Mutual; shared by more than one.
_________ A great attention and concern from someone or something.
_________ To undergo hardship.
_________ Money one earns by working or capitalising off other people's work.
_________ Past participle of mistake.
_________ To converse or debate concerning a particular topic.
_________ The cardinal number 1,000,000: 106. Ordinal: millionth.
_________ Something brought in from a foreign country, especially for sale or trade.
_________ A test under controlled conditions made to either demonstrate a known truth, examine the validity of a hypothesis, or determine the efficacy of something previously untried.
_________ Not to have the same traits, characteristics.
_________ A ditch along the side of a road.
_________ To clarify something by giving, or serving as, an example or a comparison.
_________ The amount of work involved in performing an activity; exertion.
_________ In act or in fact; really; in truth; positively.
_________ To collect; normally separate things.
_________ Something that transmits something (in all senses).
_________ Preferably.
_________ One who brings messages.
_________ An indication given to another person.
_________ Someone who has been winner in a contest.
_________ Having little flesh and fat; slim; slender; narrow; thin, generally beyond what looks beautiful.
_________ Holding one’s self interest as the standard for decision making.
_________ Extreme, severe.
_________ Businesses concerned with goods as opposed to services.
_________ Of or relating to exportation or exports.
_________ Plural form of fraction.
_________ Not conforming to rule or system; deviating from the usual or normal type.
_________ A severe snowstorm, especially with strong winds and greatly reduced visibility.
_________ Of things which have been comprehended.
_________ A closely woven fabric (originally of silk, now also of cotton or man made fibres) with a thick short pile on one side.
_________ The act of passing or flowing out; a moving out from any enclosed place; egress; as, the issue of water from a pipe, of blood from a wound, of air from a bellow
_________ A unit of volume, equivalent to eight pints.
_________ A bound collection of maps often including tables, illustrations or other text.
_________ One of the substances present in a mixture.
_________ To allow to enter; to grant entrance, whether into a place, or into the mind, or consideration; to receive; to take; as, they were into his house; to admit a serious thought into the mind; to admit evidence in the trial of a cause.
_________ Useful and unpretentious.
_________ A pad on which a person can recline and sleep, usually having an inner section of coiled springs covered with foam or other cushioning material then enclosed with cloth fabric.
_________ To look for (mentally); to look forward to, as to something that is believed to be about to happen or come; to have a previous apprehension of, whether of good or evil; to look for with some confidence; to anticipate; often followed by an infinitive, sometimes by a clause (with, or without, that); as I expect to receive wages; I expect that the troops will be defeated.
_________ One of the main sections into which the text of a book is divided.
_________ A process by which a task is completed; a way of doing something.
_________ A raised stage from which speeches are made and on which musical and other performances are made.
_________ The property of being magnetic.
_________ The position of the body or way of carrying oneself.
_________ A person who comes to a country to permanently settle from another country.
_________ The act of touching physically.
_________ A snack formed of various ingredients between two slices of bread.
_________ Of or relating to industry, notably manufacturing.
_________ Organs that clear out the waste in a body and excrete urine.
_________ A valley, especially a long, narrow, steep valley, cut in rock by a river.
_________ Thin; slim.
_________ A hard, synthetic substance.
_________ Devoid of content.
_________ Someone who has control over something or someone.
_________ A cold blooded vertebrate of the Class Reptilia.
_________ A proposal that has been made.
_________ An event or community gathering, usually staged by a local community, which centers on some theme, sometimes on some unique aspect of the community.
_________ One who publishes, especially books.
_________ The power to affect, control or manipulate something or someone ; the ability to change the development of fluctuating things such as conduct, thoughts or decisions.
_________ The fastest gait of a horse.
_________ The quality of being different.