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Can you name the longer words defined on the right, which includes the shorter words defined to the left?

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Definition 1WordDefinition 2
Virus such as H2N2 or H5N1A woodwind instrument
Alternative to cash or creditOne way to end a chess game
A gazelle, for exampleWhat you do with a seat belt
A rounded or cylindrical containerTechnobabble, perhaps
To go badSecond largest Dutch city
Short shrubby plantUnit of measurement for grain
@To waste away
Locational preposition1/63360th of a mile
Argentine revolutionaryDairy product
3.14159Coastal platform
Auto1/52nd of a deck
Annoying kidSausage
Honey making insectPopular, multipurpose wood
To unfairly imbalance a competitionNot left
Batting average, for exampleVirginia, for example
Neither here ___ thereOne of the cardinal directions
Not onYou might work in one
1/100th of a dollarBasketball/football/hockey position
What you did at the track meetMoney paid to free a hostage
Former NFL QB TarkentonLargest EU country by area
Measures difficulty of a hole of golfWeird Al's trade
Sixth note in a musical octaveSynonym for big
What Eminem doesMutual trust and respect
Military establishmentHalf of eighty

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Famous Composers

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Using a loose interpretation of the word, Neil Diamond may be considered a famous composer; however, he is notably absent from this quiz.
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