50 terms

CAE Word Formation

complete the gaps with a form of the word in capial letters
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capable
Are you ___ of sailing in the prevailing conditions? ABLE
irresponsible
Such an act would have been deceitful and ___ . RESPONSIBILITY
pressure
There is already enough ___ without that, you know. PRESS
anxiety
We must experience ___, pain, and death because we are alive. ANXIOUS
hesitant
I feel ___ about including the last sentence. HESITATE
discredited
Now surely our ___ government must go. CREDIT
friendship
The handshake is a basic gesture of ___ .FRIEND
miraculous
They fell into a ___ sleep which lasted until they were rediscovered in 1878. MIRACLE
upbringing
I've had a very sheltered ___, so this has really been an eye-opener. BRING
unbelievably
The music was ___ loud, you couldn't hear yourself think. BELIEVE
impractical
Silk is always wonderful too, even if it's totally ___ . PRACTICE
unprofitable
The government stopped funding ______ industries. PROFIT
beneficial
Walking the dog is ideal exercise for anyone and the fresh air will be ___ too. BENEFIT
swollen
Her face was blotched and ___ with crying. SWELL
falsify
He helped his underage son _______ his birth date to illegally obtain a driver's license.FALSE
applicants
All ___ must be over 18. APPLY
illogical
It's an ___ and dangerous policy. LOGIC
insecurity
There is a feeling of isolation and professional ___ in schools. SECURE
proof
We were unable to establish_______ of her innocence. PROVE
standardise
An attempt is also being made to ___ textures and symbols where possible. STANDARD
proverbial
He took to it like the ___ fish to water. PROVERB
likelihood
In all ___________ the vase was made in the seventeenth century.LIKELY
insecure
He's definitely someone very nervy, very jumpy and basically___ . SECURITY
refreshments
'I regret, I cannot offer any ___, Madame' he said with a smile. REFRESH
theft
There's no damage done, there's no ___ . THIEF
unthinkable
But the level of social welfare was so high that poverty was ___ . THINK
accidentally
The first thing he discovered was that Newley had not died ___ . ACCIDENT
simplification
The whole method is a form of ___ . SIMPLE
vanity
But are we allowing ourselves to be carried away by false ___? VAIN
collision
Moments before there was a ___ with a car. COLLIDE
uncompromising
The government is noted for its ___________ drugs policy.. COMPROMISE
thoughtless
We have caused enough harm by our ___, irresponsible, selfish behaviour. THINK
implications
But not all ___ are valid in reference to pedagogy. IMPLY
stardom
And he accepts that he set out on the lonely road to ___ too early in life. STAR
indecisive
Critics say he has been weak and _______ . DECIDE
apologetic
He tried to look ___, but it didn't work. APOLOGY
inexplicable
For some _______ reason, she chose that moment to break the news. EXPLAIN
advertising
We spend $5 million a year on _________. ADVERTISEMENT
fantasize
Which women do you ___ about?FANTASY
negligent
The jury found the doctor criminally _______. NEGLECT
unprecedented
The economies of Western Europe and Japan experienced ___ growth. PRECEDE
inaccuracies
The system is liable to suffer from ___ of the type discussed above. ACCURATE
spacious
It was a ___ room with a deep bay window overlooking the river. SPACE
gratitude
In that case, young lady, you would have my undying ___ . GRATEFUL
considerate
It was very __________ of you. Thank you. CONSIDER
sensible
It would be much more ___ for you to marry a woman with money. SENSE
unendurable
The tension in the room seemed ___ . ENDURE
notified
Winners will be _______as soon as possible. NOTE
prehistoric
The evidence from ___ times can seldom be interpreted with any certainty. HISTORY
interchangeably
'Play' and 'game' are used ____- it does not matter which. CHANGE