Academic vocabulary: Group 49

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anomaly - complicate - contradict - credible - deduce - deed - degenerate - deviate - fade - imaginary - immense - impress - motive - obsolete - overly - prestige - presume - provoke - signify - symptom
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fade1.Photographs ........... if they are left out in bright sunlight.
overly2.She is being ........... concerned about the exams. She will certainly pass.
presume3.He was absent yesterday for the third time this month. I ........... he has been having problems with his back again.
symptom4.The most common ........... of a cold is a runny nose.
deed5.Helping the new student on her first day at the school was a good ........... .
prestige6.Students who get in the athletic teams enjoy a high ........... in the school community.
degenerate7.Her work has continued to ........... since the divorce of her parents.
contradict8.Please do not ........... me. I know what I said is correct.
imaginary9.The equator is an ........... line that divides the earth into a northern and southern hemisphere.
motive10.Some students see no ........... for learning German - especially if they know they will only be in the country for a short time.
complicate11.The fact that she doesn't speak English did much to ........... the situation.
deviate12.How could his final test scores ........... so strongly from the predictions we made?
impress13.She has continued ........... me with her hard work and positive attitude.
credible14.It is not ........... that he could have gained such a good grade without help from someone else.
signify15.Poor results in end of year tests often ........... that the teacher has not taught the course very well.
deduce16.You should be able to ........... the answer if you think carefully enough.
immense17.His written work is actually very good, but he has ........... problems with the difficult English spelling system.
obsolete18.The typewriter is more or less ........... now that we have computers and keyboards.
provoke19.The headmaster's decision is sure to ........... much discussion among teachers and students at the school.
anomaly20.Women often earn less money that men doing the same job. This ........... must be stopped.