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The Academic Word List Sublist 4, Group 4

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


debate (n)

debate (v)

debatable (adj)

xxx (adv)


xxx (n)

xxx (v)

xxx (adj)

xxx (adv)

despite (preposition)


dimension (n)

xxx (v)

dimensional (adj)

xxx (adv)


domestic (n)

domesticate (v)

domestic (adj)

domestically (adv)


emergence (n)

emerge (v)
re-emerge (v)

emerging (adj)
emergent (adj)

xxx (adv)

Choose the appropriate word for the gap.

1. The purpose of the tool in ancient times is .

2. Beth travelled to India the warnings about the avian flu.

3. Do you know the exact of the room?

4. The cat was first in Egypt 5000 years ago.

5. Interest in solar and wind power after the nuclear accidents in Japan.

Choose the appropriate word for the gap.

6. coming late and leaving early every day, Ann gets more work done that most people.

7. Even though the world economy wasn't good in late 2008, the economy was strong.

8. They had a long over the best colours for the new school uniform, but they didn't reach an agreement.

9. It looks like a simple problem, but in fact there are several to it.

10. Anwar wasn't very strong in English at the start of the year, but by the end of the year he had as the strongest student in the class.