Academic vocabulary: Group 26

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adjust - adopt - crisis - detect - emphasize - employ - eventually - familiar - fulfill - gather - launch - medium - novel - outcome - overcome - qualify - rank - secure - subsequent - transform
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fulfill1.The school found it impossible to ........... its promise to reduce tuition fees.
secure2.The school have employed some guards to make the campus more ........... against unannounced visitors.
crisis3.There was a ........... in the cafeteria at lunch today. The oil for cooking French fries ignited and set fire to the wooden ceiling.
outcome4.The ........... of our survey is that most students are against school uniform.
detect5.All around the school are small white boxes which can ........... smoke and set off the fire alarm.
employ6.His father is going to ........... him at the office during the vacation so that he can make a bit of money.
familiar7.Is anyone in class ........... with the terms 'subject' and 'predicate'?
rank8.She is unlikely to rise above the ........... of teacher helper; she is not very hard-working, and too often absent.
subsequent9.Your first piece of writing was very good, but the ........... ones have been of much lower quality.
gather10.It is easy to use the internet to ........... a lot of information. Whether it is of good quality is a different matter!
emphasize11.I need to ........... the importance of meeting the project deadlines.
qualify12.Being the best tennis player in grade 7 is not enough to ........... you for the ISST sports competition. You need to be at least 14 years old.
novel13.He came up with a ........... excuse for not doing his homework, but his teacher did not believe him.
eventually14.Trying to water-ski for the first time is difficult but if you keep practising, you will ........... learn how to do it.
medium15.In the school cafeteria, you can buy drinks of different sizes: small, ........... and large.
adjust16.If the picture on your TV is not very clear, you need to ........... the controls.
adopt17.The school decided to ........... the plan after a meeting with the parents.
overcome18.She was quickly able to ........... the difficulty of speaking little English, and now she is easily the best student in the class.
launch19.The school will ........... its new vacation sports and study program at the beginning of next month.
transform20.The reduced rainfall of recent years will ........... large parts of the country into desert.