Academic vocabulary: Group 42

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accumulate - appoint - assemble - cease - cooperate - devote - dimension - episode - hardly - hesitate - infer - inquire - legitimate - passive - persist - prompt - rotate - slight - straightforward - supervise
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slight1.He has a ........... chance of getting in to Oxford University if he gets top scores in all his exams.
cooperate2.In this next task you need to ........... with the person sitting next to you.
infer3.From the quality of the writing I can only ........... that someone helped him. His work is usually nowhere near as good.
dimension4.The issue is of a ........... that cannot be solved by the school alone.
assemble5.Please ........... in the cafeteria after lunch.
inquire6.Where can I ........... about the teaching job I saw in the newspaper?
accumulate7.If you learn a few new words every day, your vocabulary will soon ........... .
devote8.The twins ........... most of the weekend to their fishing hobby.
hesitate9.Many people ........... before eating raw fish for the first time. They are not sure what it will taste like.
straightforward10.It was a very ........... test. Everyone got 100%.
prompt11.You will not get a ........... reply to your email. He is very busy at the moment.
supervise12.We need one more teacher to ........... the cafeteria at lunch times.
legitimate13.If your parents want too take you out of school during term time, they must have a ........... reason.
persist14.He has generally improved his writing but his problems with spelling ........... .
hardly15.There are ........... any teachers at the school who cannot speak at least two languages.
appoint16.Due to a rapid increase in the number of students the school needs to ........... 4 new teachers.
rotate17.If you ........... the globe by 360, you will return to your starting point.
passive18.She is so ........... in German class. It's no wonder that she can hardly speak a word of the language.
cease19.If your disruptive behaviour does not ........... , you are in danger of being expelled.
episode20.Our teacher showed us an ........... of The Simpsons in ESL class yesterday.