Academic vocabulary: Group 46

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authentic - conserve - conversely - dictate - dispose - exert - fortunate - halt - ignorance - inevitable - interrupt - liable - migrate - override - predominantly - prejudice - prevail - supplementary - suspend - urgent
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prejudice1.An international school is a place that cannot survive if there is ........... that certain groups of students are better than others.
dictate2.Teachers can suggest that students get a minimum of 8 hours sleep per night, but they cannot ........... it.
override3.The wishes of parents must not always ........... the recommendations of the teachers about the course choices of the child.
prevail4.In a dispute between the school and the parents, it is usually the school that will ........... .
halt5.The teacher decided to ........... the activity when it became clear that the students didn't understand what to do.
exert6.Her work is satisfactory, but she never ........... enough energy to get top grades.
interrupt7.The demonstrators failed to ........... the progress of the Olympic torch through the city streets.
inevitable8.He is the ........... choice for the leading role in the play. He's by far the best actor in the school.
conserve9.In sports events it is a good idea at the start of the game to ........... energy that you are going to need later.
conversely10.He works very hard; his sister, ........... , never makes an effort.
urgent11.I MUST see the headmaster at once! It's ........... !
ignorance12.I am often surprised by the ........... of some high school students. One of them yesterday did not know the name of the president of the USA.
fortunate13.The student who had forgotten his homework was ........... that the teacher was absent that day.
authentic14.Many language teachers believe that their learners should use only ........... materials, not ones especially made for ESL students.
supplementary15.There will be a ........... class after school today for those who want extra practice for the test.
migrate16.Many birds ........... south in the winter to find warmer temperatures.
dispose17.You can ........... of old batteries in the container outside the cafeteria.
suspend18.The school will ........... use of the library for all students unless the student who damaged the photocopier is found.
predominantly19.She has gained ........... good grades since she has started attending school more regularly.
liable20.You are more ........... to get a better grade if you check your work carefully.