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The Academic Word List Sublist 8, Group 5

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


deviation (n)
deviant (n)

deviate (v)

deviating (adj)
undeviating (adj)
deviate (adj)

xxx (adv)


displacement (n)

displace (v)

displaced (adj)

xxx (adv)


drama (n)

dramatise (v)

dramatic (adj)
undramatic (adj)

dramatically (adv)


eventuality (n)

eventuate (v)

eventual (adj)

eventually (adv)


exhibit (n)
exhibition (n)
exhibitor (n)
exhibitionist (n)

exhibit (v)

xxx (adj)

xxx (adv)

Choose the appropriate word for the gap.

1.The plane from the flight path due to bad weather.

2. In many countries nuclear energy has coal as the main source of electricity generation.

3. There has been a change in the political situation in China.

4. I knocked at the door for ages. someone came to open it for me.

5. The technology was really interesting this year.

Choose the appropriate word for the gap.

6. She signs of stress long before she became ill.

7. She kept her eyes on her goals and never once from her plan.

8. I'm always amazed by how much water is when I get into the bath!

9. The number of students at the college has increased .

10. They discussed the problem for hours and decided that it was too hard. They didn't reach a decision.