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Match the vocabulary words with the definitions on the right.

frayed, stray, decay, payment, norway, delay, portray, essay, layer

_________ To paint or draw the likeness of.
_________ The process or result of being gradually decomposed.
_________ Any domestic animal that has an inclosure, or its proper place and company, and wanders at large, or is lost; an estray. Used also figuratively.
_________ Simple past tense and past participle of fray.
_________ One of the Scandinavian countries. Official name: Kingdom of Norway.
_________ The act of paying.
_________ A written composition.
_________ A single thickness of some material covering a surface.
_________ Previously unexpected period of time before an event occurs; the act of delaying.