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The Academic Word List Sublist 9, Group 10

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


restraint (n)

restrain (v)

restrained (adj)
unrestrained (adj)

xxx (adv)


revolution (n)

revolt (v)
revolutionise (v)

revolutionary (adj)

xxx (adv)


rigidity (n)

rigidify (v)

rigid (adj)

rigidly (adv)


route (n)

route (v)
reroute (v)

xxx (adj)

xxx (adv)


scenario (n)

xxx (v)

xxx (adj)

xxx (adv)

Choose the appropriate word for the gap.

1. He showed a lot of when he didn't respond to the rude comments they made about him.

2. There was a in Cuba in the late 1950s

3. The entrance rules to the university are quite . If you don't meet the criteria, you won't get in.

4.The police had to the traffic because of an accident.

5. I can't imagine a in which Melanie isn't successful. She's good at everything she does.

Choose the appropriate word for the gap.

6. In the worst-case the world will run out of food by 2025.

7. What is the quickest from the college to the city centre?

8. Grandma was lying there ; I thought she had died, but she was just asleep.

9. The man was crazy. The police had to him by placing him in handcuffs.

10. There's been a in the way we do business these days. Most communication is over the internet rather than face to face.