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Match the vocabulary words with the definitions on the right.

rejoice, adjoining, avoid, viewpoint, appoint, hoist, illinois, moisture, recoil, boisterous

_________ To keep away from; to keep clear of; to endeavor not to meet; to shun; to abstain from; as, to avoid the company of gamesters.
_________ To fix with power or firmness; to establish; to mark out.
_________ The position from which something is observed or considered; an angle, outlook or point of view.
_________ A moderate degree of wetness.
_________ To raise; to lift; to elevate; especially, to raise or lift to a desired elevation, by means of tackle or pulley, as a sail, a flag, a heavy package or weight.
_________ To lean away from something out of fear or surprise.
_________ Being in contact at some point or line; joining to; contiguous; bordering: an adjoining room.
_________ A state of the United States of America. Capital: Springfield. Largest city: Chicago.
_________ To make happy, exhilarate.
_________ Full of energy; exuberant; noisy.