Academic vocabulary: Group 51

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annotate - assimilate - compulsory - condemn - confine - culminate - deprive - disperse - drastic - drawback - enumerate - instinct - offend - refute - reluctance - revive - stereotype - subsidize - superficial - utter
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condemn1.European governments strongly ........... the kidnapping of a German aid worker in Afghanistan.
deprive2.Your low grades will ........... you of the chance of taking part in sports trips.
reluctance3.I understand her ........... to speak English in class. She has only just arrived at the school.
revive4.The school is planning to ........... its lunchtime sports program after hearing a request from the student council.
disperse5.At lunchtime students ........... to all parts of the school building and play areas.
annotate6.Using a computer program makes it easier to ........... long pieces of writing.
superficial7.He has only a ........... knowledge of English grammar - not enough to be an ESL teacher.
assimilate8.On your first day in a new school it is difficult to ........... all the information that you are given.
confine9.Please ........... your answer to a maximum of 100 words.
drawback10.The only ........... of having computers in the classroom is that they are loud and make the room hot.
drastic11.She is going to fail the course unless there is a ........... improvement in her efforts.
refute12.The student said that his dog had eaten his homework. The teacher did not believe him but could not ........... what he said.
stereotype13.It is a ........... that Japanese girls are quiet. You should hear them on the bus on a school trip!
culminate14.This project will ........... in a major research essay of 2000 words.
enumerate15.Don't forget to ........... your research sources at the end of your writing.
offend16.If you ........... against the school's computer use policy, you will not be permitted to use the computer labs.
instinct17.My ........... tells me that there is more to her learning problems than the parents are willing to say.
subsidize18.A rich parent has donated money to the school to ........... the building of a new sports block.
compulsory19.In most countries of the world education is ........... for all children.
utter20.The school wanted to raise money from its ex-students, but the attempt was an ........... failure.