81 terms

FCE Word Formation

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inactivity
The volcano erupted after long periods of ... (active)
adaptation
The film ... was good, but I much prefer the book (adapt)
addicted
Paul is ... to computer games (addict)
disagreements
Even good friends sometimes have ...(agreeable)
ambitious
Sending a human to mars is an ... plan (ambition)
amusement
We've provided you with some games for your ... (amusing)
artistic
I think his painting is very ... (art)
beautician
When she finishes school, she wants to be a ... (beauty)
disbelief
He was shocked and in a state of ... (believe)
beneficial
People say that olive oil is ... for our health (benefit)
biologists
... are scientists (biological)
breathless
Joe is so unfit. Running leaves him... (breath)
carelessness
People make mistakes because of ... (care)
childish
She's 25, but she can be quite ... sometimes (childhood)
colourless
The dish looked boring and ...(colour)
discomfort
After falling, he was in a lot of ... for a while (comfortable)
competitive
It's just a game so don't be so ... (competitor)
confidential
This file is ... Nobody can see it. (confidence)
multicultural
New York is ... Many people from around the world live there (culture)
death
We remember his ... (dead) on this day every year.
indirectly
You must leave a message with the secretary. You can only talk to him...(direction)
disastrous
I tried to cook but it was ... (disaster)
distant
Neptune is a ... (distance) planet in the solar system.
educational
School trips should be ... (education)
embarrassment
What a mistake! She couldn't hide her ... (embarrass)
endangered
Pandas are an ... species (danger)
(un)enjoyable
Most students find homework ... (enjoyment)
entertainers
Singers, dancers and clowns are called ... (entertainment)
essential
Studying your phrasal verbs is ... (essence) for passing the FCE
evident
It's ... (evidence) that he was the robber
excitement
When he saw his present, he couldn't hide his ... (exciting)
exhibited
The artist's work will be ... (exhibition) next week
unexpected
We were as surprised as anyone by the ... (expectancy) news
extinction
If we don't act now, many animals face certain ... (extinct)
fame
Many people only want to become singers for the ... (famous)
financial
The ... (finance) crisis hit many countries hard
foolish
Drinking and driving is a ... (fool) thing to do
foreigner
If you're not from the country you're in, you're a ... (foreign)
generosity
Thank you for your ... (generous)
glorious
Barcelona beat Madrid in a ... (glory) fashion - 6 goals to 0!!
harmless
Some insects are .... (harm) but others are dangerous
unhealthy
Eating fried food is ... (health)
helpless
I want to adopt that cat - it looks ... (help)
historian
There's a book about the Mezquita by a famous ... (historical)
injuries
The crash caused a lot of ...(injure)
imaginative
The story was very ... (imagination)
importance
You must remember the ... (important) of studying
unimpressive
I didn't like his painting. It was ... (impression)
industrial
Is Huesca an ... (industry) city?
intentional
It wasn't an accident. It was ... (intention)
jealousy
The couple separated because of his ... (jealous)
unkind
Scaring your cat is very ... (kindness). You shouldn't do it
knowledgeable
My professor is a very ... (knowledge) person
unlucky
He's broken his leg twice now. He's so ... (luck)
musical
He's not good at maths, but he's very ... (music)
mysterious
Cats are ... (mystery) animals
noticeable
It's just a small mistake. It's not very ... (notice)
numerous
There are ... (number) ways to remember new vocabulary
disobedient
We need to train the dog. It's being very ... (obedience)
painless
The surgery was very easy and ... (pain)
parental
Most computers have ... (parent) controls
impatient
Don't be so ... (patience)
peaceful
The park is a ... (peace) place to relax
permitted
Dogs are not ... (permit) here
persistent
He wouldn't take 'no' for an answer. He was very ... (persistence)
(un)pleasant
Giving blood is an ... (pleasure) experience
polluted
Many modern cities are very ... (pollution)
unpredictable
Take an umbrella just in case. The weather can be ... (prediction)
professionally
It's important to behave ... (profession) at work
proof
Police found ... (prove) that he was the robber
unreasonable
I think €20 for a hamburger is ... (reason)
brightness
If it's too dark you can turn up the ... (bright)
brilliance
Einstein was remembered for his ... (brilliant)
competitors
There were many ... (competition) in the race
incomplete
Do not hand in homework that's ... (completion)
consciousness
He hit his head and lost ... (conscious)
considerable
A Ferrari costs a ... (consideration) amount of money
inconvenience
We apologise for the ... (convenient)
corrections
My tutor usually makes ... (correct) on my essays
cowardice
The army doesn't tolerate ... (coward)
cruelty
Animal ... (cruel) is a crime in most countries in Europe