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The Academic Word List Sublist 9, Group 12

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


temp (n)

xxx (v)

temporary (adj)

temporarily (adv)


trigger (n)

trigger (v)

xxx (adj)

xxx (adv)


unification (n)

unify (v)

unifying (adj)
unified (adj)

xxx (adv)


violation (n)

violate (v)

inviolate (adj)

xxx (adv)


vision (n)
visionary (v)

envision (v)

visionary (adj)

xxx (adv)

Choose the appropriate word for the gap.

1. I've got a job for three weeks as a with a publishing company. I'm really excited about it.

2. I was supposed to fire him, but I couldn't do it. I couldn't pull the .

3. There was a lot of fighting before, but now everyone is under one leader.

4. She was arrested because she had hundreds of unpaid speeding .

5. Mr Badgan is a true . He is taking the company in directions we'd never considered before.

Choose the appropriate word for the gap.

6. I couldn't do the exam because the reading text was about car accidents and it painful memories of when my brother almost died in an accident.

7. There are many rules that can be broken or challenged, but one rule that is is that you must respect your teachers and your colleagues.

8. I need to go the doctor, there's something wrong with my ?

9. I have to wear sunglasses inside, but it's only .

10. In the UAE all of the Emirates under the leadership of Sheikh Zayed in 1971.