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The Academic Word List Sublist 8, 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 very common


exploitation (n)
exploit (n)

exploit (v)

exploitative (adj)

xxx (adv)


fluctuation (n)

fluctuate (v)

xxx (adj)

xxx (adv)


guideline (n)

xxx (v)

xxx (adj)

xxx (adv)


highlight (n)

highlight (v)

xxx (adj)

xxx (adv)


implication (n)

imply (v)
implicate (v)

implicit (adj)

implicitly (adv)

Choose the appropriate word for the gap.

1. Some companies their workers by paying them very little money.

2. The prices of fruit and vegetables throughout the year. It changes according to the seasons.

3. I have to write an essay as part of my application for a scholarship. I need to see the so that I know what to write.

4. Winning the national photography competition has been the of my career.

5. When she said she was the Education Minister's younger sister, there was an threat. She was warning the university that if they didn't give her an A, she would complain to her father and he would punish the Chairperson of the department.

Choose the appropriate word for the gap.

6. He was in the theft because he was wearing one of the stolen watches.

7. When I read a text, I the new vocabulary and try to learn it.

8. Her moods . Sometimes she's happy, other times she's angry or depressed.

9. If you have a relative who works in a high position, you can sometimes their connections to get the things that you want.

10. There were some behaviour problems at the primary school last year, so the teachers worked on a new set of to manage student behaviour.