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The Academic Word List Sublist 8, Group 8

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


manipulation (n)

manipulate (v)

manipulative (adj)

xxx (adv)


minimum (n)

minimise (v)

minimal (adj)

minimally (adv)


xxx (n)

xxx (v)

nuclear (adj)

xxx (adv)


offset (n)

offset (v)

xxx (adj)

xxx (adv)


paragraph (n)

paragraph (v)

paragraphed (adj)

xxx (adv)

Choose the appropriate word for the gap.

1. She can always her parents so that she gets what she wants.

2. You can the cost by buying large quantities. That way you get a discount.

3. power is the main source of electricity in France.

4. The increase in the cost of milk and butter will be by a 5% pay increase for all workers.

5. The teacher said that I hadn't my essay correctly.

Choose the appropriate word for the gap.

6. If you want to the pain and damage to your ankle, you need to stop walking.

7. Children sometimes their parents by crying when they don't get their own way.

8. In a newspaper the are very short.

9. Her pink top is beautifully by her black trousers.

10. Some countries have medicine facilities, but they use other fuels to generate electricity.