Academic vocabulary: Group 34

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anticipate - collapse - contrary - defend - destroy - diagram - explicit - frequent - impose - incident - logical - merely - overlap - passage - pure - restore - reward - strain - strive - thereby
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restore1.Could you please ........... this book to its proper place on the shelf.
collapse2.Many buildings ........... during earthquakes and kill the people inside.
frequent3.Her mother is a ........... visitor to the school. In fact she comes two or three times a week!
defend4.The headmaster was unable to ........... his proposal to lengthen the school day.
logical5.The most ........... reason for her poor test scores is that she didn't prepare herself well enough.
overlap6.The picture ........... the writing, which makes it difficult to read.
merely7.She ........... has to start attending school regularly. That will solve all her problems.
incident8.There was an unpleasant ........... on the playground yesterday when a fight started between two groups of students.
thereby9.She said sorry to the teacher and ........... avoided a detention.
reward10.If you work hard all lesson, I will ........... you by letting you go to lunch five minutes early.
passage11.This ........... in your writing doesn't make sense. What are you trying to say?
diagram12.The ........... was unclear. It had been hand-drawn and then copied using weak ink.
strain13.Teachers fear that the problems in the Middle East may ........... the relationship between some of the Arab and Israeli students at the school.
impose14.The school has decided to ........... a ban on smoking anywhere on campus. This also applies to teachers.
destroy15.Some young people ........... their lives when they become addicted to drugs..
contrary16.She says she's not a very good pianist, but I know that the ........... is true and she's just being modest.
explicit17.I gave you ........... instructions not to open the box. Why did you disobey me?
strive18.She said that she will ........... to do better next trimester, but I'm not sure I believe her.
pure19.It was ........... luck that he got a good grade in the test. He hadn't studied for it at all.
anticipate20.The government does not ........... an improvement in unemployment figures until the beginning of the new year.