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Match the vocabulary words with the definitions on the right.

balance, recently, cancel, concentrate, prejudice, succeed, central, replace, concept, cement, rice, cancer, citizen, ceremony, certain, advice, office, adjacent, justice, society, scientist, recent, necessary, circular, accelerate, divorce, pesticide, council, ceramic, introduce, pacific, spice

_________ To bring to, or direct toward, a common center; to unite more closely; to gather into one body, mass, or force.
_________ Lying next to, close, or contiguous; neighboring; bordering on.
_________ Something understood, and retained in the mind, from experience, reasoning and/or imagination; a generalization (generic, basic form), or abstraction (mental impression), of a particular set of instances or occurrences (specific, though different, recorded manifestations of the concept).
_________ A substance, usually synthetic although sometimes biological, used to kill or contain the activities of pests.
_________ Plant matter (usually dried) used to season or flavour food.
_________ The state or characteristic of being just or fair.
_________ An adverse judgement or opinion formed beforehand or without knowledge of the facts.
_________ The legal dissolution of a marriage.
_________ Being in the centre.
_________ To restore to a former place, position, condition, or the like.
_________ A disease in which the cells of a tissue undergo uncontrolled (and often rapid) proliferation.
_________ In the recent past; newly; lately; freshly; not long since.
_________ Sure, positive, not doubting.
_________ An opinion recommended or offered, as worthy to be followed; counsel.
_________ To follow in order; to come next after; hence, to take the place of.
_________ One's stability and ability to stay upright and even.
_________ Cereal plants (Oryza sativa) of the grass family whose seeds are used as food.
_________ A person that is a legally recognized as a member of a state, with associated rights and obligations.
_________ A long standing group of people sharing cultural aspects such as language, dress, norms of behavior and artistic forms.
_________ Calm, peaceful.
_________ Needed, required.
_________ To cause to move faster; to quicken the motion of; to add to the speed of.
_________ To cross out something with lines etc.
_________ A committee that leads or governs (e.g. city council, student council).
_________ Of, or related to a circle.
_________ Made of material produced by the high temperature firing of inorganic, nonmetallic rocks and minerals.
_________ A powdered substance that develops strong adhesive properties when mixed with water.
_________ Happening a short while ago.
_________ A ritual with religious significance.
_________ To cause (someone) to be acquainted (with someone else).
_________ A building or room where clerical or professional duties are performed.
_________ One whose activities make use of the scientific method to answer questions regarding the measurable universe.