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The Academic Word List Sublist 4, Group 12

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

STRESS

stress (n)
stressor (n)

stress (v)
destress (v)
overstress (v)

stressful (adj)
anti-stress (adj)

stressfully (adv)

SUBSEQUENT

xxx (n)

xxx (v)

subsequent (adj)

subsequently (adv)

SUM

sum (n)

sum (v)

xxx (adj)

xxx (adv)

SUMMARY

summary (n)

summarise (v)

xxx (adj)

xxx (adv)

UNDERTAKE

undertaking (n)

undertake (v)

xxx (adj)

xxx (adv)


Choose the appropriate word for the gap.

1. The exam period is a very time.

2. She won the schoolgirl track and field events and went on to become a world champion.

3. The of my wealth is just a few thousand dollars.

4. For homework I have to chapter five of the book.

5. Travelling through Africa by car is a dangerous for two young girls on their own.


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