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The Academic Word List Sublist 8, Group 11

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


tension (n)

tense (v)

tense (adj)

tensely (adv)


termination (n)
terminus (n)

terminate (v)

terminal (adj)
non-terminal (adj)
interminable (adj)

terminallly (adv)
interminably (adv)


theme (n)
sub-theme (n)

theme (v)

thematic (adj)

thematically (adv)


xxx (n)

xxx (v)

thereby (adj)

xxx (adv)


uniform (n)

uniform (v)

uniform (adj)

uniformly (adv)

Choose the appropriate word for the gap.

1. There is a lot of between the President and the Vice President. They don't trust each other.

2. Where does the bus ? I'm not sure if it goes far enough for me.

3. The main in the movie was regret and lost love. It was very depressing.

4. She got more votes than the other students winning the competition and becoming class captain.

5. The exam papers were of a high standard this semester. The students did remarkably well.

Choose the appropriate word for the gap.

6. The music in her collection is hip hop.

7. Both companies employ about 400 people and both follow the law in the way they treat employees, but there are differences between the pay and conditions for staff.

8. She emailed her business partner to set up an appointment to discuss the details of the proposal.

9. She is an expert of Hatha Yoga.

10. A big for his proposal is that it is cheap and easy to trial.