Academic vocabulary: Group 43

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absorb - accelerate - apparatus - commodity - confident - conscious - defeat - dense - drain - fare - habit - inhibit - isolate - loose - profound - prohibit - remedy - retire - threaten - tolerate
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accelerate1.If you push down on the right pedal in your car, you will ........... .
loose2.He has only ........... control of basic verb grammar. He quite often chooses the wrong tense or forgets the -s ending.
drain3.You will ........... students of their ability to think for themselves if you never set them challenging questions.
threaten4.The problems of drug-taking at the school ........... to get out of control.
absorb5.The teacher spoke so fast that it was difficult to ........... all the information he was giving.
confident6.I am ........... that you will do well in the examinations.
profound7.My science teacher has a ........... knowledge of nuclear physics.
habit8.My teacher has the ........... of telling us the homework in the last minute of the lesson. It's not good.
inhibit9.Being forced to speak before they are ready can ........... some adults' enjoyment and success in learning a language.
isolate10.The teacher had to ........... the boy from the rest of the class. His bad behaviour was disrupting their learning.
commodity11.Respect is not a ........... . You have to earn it; you cannot buy it.
conscious12.Are you ........... of the fact that you may fail the course
defeat13.There is no shame in ........... if you have tried your best.
fare14.ESL students ........... better in classrooms where the teacher is aware of their special needs.
tolerate15.I will not ........... students laughing at the mistakes of other students.
remedy16.The nurse gave me a ........... for my headache.
prohibit17.Strict laws in Germany ........... the opening of shops on a Sunday.
retire18.Three teachers are going to ........... at the end of the school year.
dense19.This book has much ........... text that will make it difficult for ESL students.
apparatus20.At the end of the lesson please put the ........... back in the storeroom.