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The Academic Word List Sublist 6, Group 10

bold = a common form of the word
grey = a form that is not so common, but you will hear and see it
xxx = no form, or there is a form, but it is rare








xxx (n)

xxx (v)

xxx (adj)

nevertheless (adv)


overseas (n)


overseas (adj)

xxx (adv)


precedent (n)

precede (v)

precedence (adj)
unprecedented (adj)

xxx (adv)


presumption (n)

presume (v)

presumed (adj)
presumptious (adj)

presumably (adv)


rationality (n)

ration (v)

rational (adj)
irrational (adj)

rationally (adv)

Choose the appropriate word for the gap.

1. Helen didn't feel well during the exam, she got an excellent mark.

2. I she was here about the job.

3. An increasing number of students from the Gulf countries are travelling to study.

4. I decided to run away from home when I was young, but it wasn't a very decision!

5. My career is important, but my family will always take .

6. A few words from the Master of Ceremonies will
the main lecture.

7. She her husband was having an affair, but actually he had a second job to earn more money to pay for his wife's expenses.

8.Theoretically the law people are innocent until they are proven guilty.

9. Paul is not at all emotional. He is always very under pressure.

10. I know that I should study harder, but I just get so bored!