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Match the vocabulary words with the definitions on the right.

excavation, frustration, ambition, declaration, illustration, caption, exhibition, calculation, pollination, preparation, transportation, civilization, distribution, inflation, section, vegetation

_________ The act of illustrating; the act of making clear and distinct; education; also, the state of being illustrated, or of being made clear and distinct.
_________ An act, instance of, or state of expansion or increase in size, especially by injection of a gas.
_________ An act of distributing or state of being distributed.
_________ An eager or inordinate desire for some object that confers distinction, as preferment, honor, superiority, political power, or literary fame; desire to distinguish one's self from other people.
_________ An instance of exhibiting, or something exhibited.
_________ The descriptive heading or title of a document or part therof.
_________ The act of transporting, or the state of being transported; conveyance, often of people, goods etc.
_________ The act of frustrating, or the state, or an instance of being frustrated.
_________ An organized culture encompassing many communities, often on the scale of a nation or a people; a stage or system of social, political, or technical development.
_________ Plants collectively.
_________ The act of preparing or getting ready.
_________ The act or process of calculating.
_________ Fertilization by the transfer of pollen from an anther to a stigma; effected by insects, birds, bats and the wind etc.
_________ The act of excavating, or of making hollow, by cutting, scooping, or digging out a part of a solid mass.
_________ A written or oral indication of a fact, opinion, or belief.
_________ A cutting; a part cut out from the rest of something.