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The Academic Word List Sublist 6, 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 so common








trace (n)

trace (v)
retrace (v)

trace (adj)

xxx (adv)


transformation (n)
transformer (n)

transform (v)

transformative (adj)

xxx (adv)


transport (n)
transportation (n)

transport (v)

xxx (adj)

xxx (adv)


xxx (n)

underlie (v)

underlying (adj)

xxx (adv)


utilisation (n)
underutilisation (n)
utility (n)

utilise (v)
underutilise (v)
reutilise (v)

utility (adj)
utilitarian (adj)

xxx (adv)

Choose the appropriate word for the gap.

1. There were of blood on the murderer's shirt.

2. I my steps, but I have no idea where I left my credit cards.

3. Igor's trip to Europe brought about a complete in his character. Suddenly he was confident and self assured.

4. Somehow she her C average into a high B.

5. Hundreds of years ago, minor criminals were to Australia as punishment.

6. Rail is an important form of in many countries.

7. Bill's not well. He doesn't eat well or exercise, but the problem seems to be depression.

8. Her passion for art her strong desire to travel.

9. Harry his many skills to produce good results in everything he does.

10. Women are an resource in this country.