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The Academic Word List Sublist 4, Group 11

bold = a common form of the word
xxx = no form, or there is a form, but it is rare
grey = a form that is not very common

RESOLVE

resolution (n)

resolve (v)

resolved (adj)
unresolved (adj)

xxx (adv)

RETAIN

retention (n)

retain (v)

retentive (adj)
retaining (adj)

xxx (adv)

SERIES

series (n)
serial (n)

serialise (v)

serial (adj)

serially (adv)

STATISTIC

statistic (n)

xxx (v)

statistical (adj)

statistically (adv)

STATUS

status (n)

xxx (v)

status (adj)

xxx (adv)


Choose the appropriate word for the gap.

1. I didn't see the end of the movie. How did Mary and Sally their differences?

2. I heard that she her maid even after she was caught stealing jewellery.

3. The man who was living next door was arrested. Apparently he was a killer.

4. show that one in two marriages will end in divorce.

5. Expensive cars and jewellery are considered to be symbols.


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