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Match the vocabulary words with the definitions on the right.

shield, beliefs, relieve, frontier, species, shriek, grief

_________ Plural form of belief.
_________ A group of plants or animals having similar appearance.
_________ A broad piece of defensive armor, carried on the arm, formerly in general use in war, for the protection of the body.
_________ Pain of mind on account of something in the past; mental suffering arising from any cause, as misfortune, loss of friends, misconduct of one's self or others, etc.; sorrow; sadness.
_________ To lift up; to raise again, as one who has fallen; to cause to rise.
_________ That part of a country which fronts or faces another country or an unsettled region; the marches; the border, confine, or extreme part of a country, bordering on another country; the border of the settled and cultivated part of a country; as, the frontier of civilization.
_________ A sharp, shrill outcry or scream; a shrill wild cry such as is caused by sudden or extreme terror, pain, or the like.