Academic vocabulary: Group 48

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append - circulate - commence - correlate - criticize - dedicate - deliberate - embody - friction - harsh - hostile - impulse - lessen - objection - precede - scarce - seldom - spontaneous - trait - vague
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seldom1.She very ........... comes late to class. I hope there is nothing wrong.
spontaneous2.The teacher made the ........... decision to take her class out to the playground and finish the lesson there.
friction3.At first there was a little ........... between the Japanese and Korean students, but this soon passed.
hostile4.From the beginning he has shown a ........... attitude to being in Germany and learning the German language.
commence5.The meeting will ........... at 8.30.
impulse6.He seems to be lacking the ........... to improve his rather poor grades.
lessen7.You will ........... your chances of success if you are absent from school so often.
trait8.Stubbornness is a ........... that is sometimes positive and sometimes negative.
harsh9.Nobody got more than 60% in the test. I think the teacher's grading was too ........... .
criticize10.Parents often ........... their children's choice of clothes or music..
objection11.I have no ........... to students wearing hats in the classroom, but many teachers do.
append12.You must ........... a bibliography to all reports that are based on information found in books or on the internet.
vague13.I have a ........... idea why she has been absent, but I'm not sure.
deliberate14.He was expelled from school for a ........... attempt to cheat in the end of year exams.
circulate15.Rumours about teachers ........... quickly through schools.
embody16.Our teachers ........... the school's philosophy that only excellence is good enough.
correlate17.Your final writing must ........... to your research notes, otherwise you risk being accused of plagiarism.
dedicate18.You need to ........... a little more time to your studies and a little less time to your sports.
scarce19.Water is very ........... in many parts of North Africa.
precede20.The lessons that ........... lunch today are cancelled for a special assembly.