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The Academic Word List Sublist 9, Group 2

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

BEHALF

behalf (n)

xxx (v)

xxx (adj)
xxx (adj)

xxx (adv)

BULK

bulk (n)

xxx (v)

bulky (adj)

xxx (adv)

CEASE

ceasefire (n)
cessation (n)

cease (v)

incessant (adj)
unceasing (adj)

incessantly (adv)
unceasingly (adv)

COHERENT

coherence (n)

cohere (v)

coherent (adj)
incoherent (adj)

coherently (adv)
incoherently (adv)

COINCIDE

coincidence (n)

coincide (v)

coincidental (adj)

coincidentally (adv)


Choose the appropriate word for the gap.

1. On of the entire staff, I'd like to thank you for your hard work here over the last few years. And I wish you well for the future.

2. This bag is a bit to take as carry-on luggage on the plane. I'll have to put it in stowed luggage.

3. The chatter is driving me crazy. It's too noisy in here. I can't think!

4. I can't understand a thing he has written. It is totally .

5. I met Sana when I was travelling through Belgium. It was a strange . We hadn't seen each other since we were at primary school in New Zealand.


Choose the appropriate word for the gap.

6. Has the trouble in Egypt or do you think it will continue?

7. The of our work takes place on Monday and Tuesday. The rest of the week isn't very busy.

8. On of my husband and children, I'd like to thank you very much for all of the help and kindness you have shown us.

9. The holiday with my birthday, so everyone will be celebrating with me!

10. I have to give a talk on Tuesday, but I don't know how to express these ideas . I understand them, but I can't explain them!

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