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The Academic Word List Sublist 8, Group 1

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


abandonment (n)
abandon (n)

abandon (v)

abandoned (adj)
unabandoned (adj)

xxx (adv)


accompaniment (n)

accompany (v)

accompanied (adj)
unaccompanied (adj)

xxx (adv)


accumulation (n)

accumulate (v)

accumulative (adj)

xxx (adv)


ambiguity (n)

xxx (v)

ambiguous (adj)
unambiguous (adj)

ambiguously (adv)
unambiguously (adv)


appendage (n)

append (v)

appended (adj)

xxx (adv)

Choose the appropriate word for the gap.

1.She was when she was just a baby. She grew up with foster parents.

2. When she plays piano in public, she is usually by her friend who is a violinist.

3. She a lot of knowledge about elephants when she worked at the zoo.

4. The rules are . You are not allowed to smoke in public areas.

5. She the document to the email.

Choose the appropriate word for the gap.

6. When you send the email, remember to a copy of the receipt.

7. The children will be on the plane by their grandmother.

8. I'll have to this project. It's taking up too much of my time.

9. The stroke was caused by an of plaque in her arteries.

10. The of the instructions makes them hard to follow.