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The Academic Word List Sublist 6, Group 6

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








flexibility (n)

flex (v)

flexible (adj)
inflexible (adj)

xxx (adv)


xxx (n)

xxx (v)

xxx (adj)

furthermore (adv)


gender (n)

xxx (v)

gender (adj)
gendered (adj)

xxx (adv)


xxx (n)

ignore (v)

ignorant (adj)

ignorantlly (adv)


incentive (n)
disincentive (n)

incentivise (v)

xxx (adj)

xxx (adv)

Choose the appropriate word for the gap.

1. My grandmother became really after learning Tai Chi. She can touch her toes now!

2. is a quality that employers look for in their workers these days.

3. She the chest pain and didn't see a doctor.

4. I guess people think I'm because I don't have much education..

5. The top students will win a flight to Paris. What a great for them.

6. People can be discriminated against because of age, race or .

7. You need to eat well and sleep well. regular exercise will help to ensure good health.

8. equality is a worthwhile goal.

9. is a more formal way of saying 'also.'

10. The tests are very easy for me. I don't have much to study hard.