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Person Abstract noun

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Verb Noun

break breakage

cover coverage

pack package

post postage

store storage

wreck wreckage

Adjective Noun

short shortage


Verb Noun

(dis)approve (dis)approval

arrive arrival

bury burial

deny denial

dismiss dismissal

propose proposal

rehearse rehearsal

remove removal

renew renewal

revive revival

survive survival


Verb Noun

annoy annoyance

(dis)appear (dis)appearance

attend attendance

disturb disturbance

endure endurance

enter entrance

ignore ignorance

inherit inheritance

perform performance

rely reliance

resemble resemblance

resist resistance

signify (in)significance

tolerate (in)tolerance

Adjective Noun

arrogant arrogance

distant distance

(un)important (un)importance

(ir)relevant (ir)relevance

reluctant reluctance


Verb Noun

confide confidence

depend (in)dependence

differ difference

exist existence

insist insistence

obey obedience

occur occurrence

offend offence

persist persistence

recur recurrence

Adjective Noun

absent absence

competent (in)competence

(in)convenient (in)convenience

evident evidence

innocent innocence

intelligent intelligence

(im)patient (im)patience

present presence -

violent violence


Adjective Noun

(in)accurate (in)accuracy

(in)adequate (in)adequacy

(in)appropriate (in)appropriacy

(in)decent (in)decency

(in)efficient (in)efficiency

(in)frequent (in)frequency

immediate immediacy

infant infancy

intimate intimacy

(il)literate (il)literacy

pregnant pregnancy

private privacy

redundant redundancy

secret secrecy

urgent urgency

vacant vacancy


Adjective Noun

bored boredom

free freedom

wise wisdom

Person Abstract noun

king kingdom

star stardom


Noun Noun (Quantity)

arm armful

cup cupful

fist fistful

hand handful

house houseful

room roomful

spoon spoonful


Person Abstract noun

adult adulthood

child childhood

father fatherhood

man manhood

mother motherhood

neighbour neighbourhood*

parent parenthood

woman womanhood


part of a town or city where people live

Adjective Noun

likely likelihood


Adjective Noun

anxious anxiety

notorious notoriety

sober sobriety

various variety


Adjective Noun

(un)able (in)ability

(in)active (in)activity

complex complexity

credible credibility

curious curiosity

(un)equal (in)equality

(un)familiar (un)familiarity

ferocious ferocity

(in)flexible (in)flexibility

(in)formal (in)formality

generous generosity

hostile hostility

immune immunity

intense intensity

major majority

minor minority

(im)mobile (im)mobility

objective objectivity

(un)original (un)originality

personal personality

(un)popular (un)popularity

prosperous prosperity

(im)pure (im)purity

(in)secure (in)security

(in)sensitive (in)sensitivity

severe severity

similar similarity

simple simplicity

(in)sincere (in)sincerity

stupid stupidity

subjective subjectivity

(in)valid (in)validity


Verb Noun


advertise advertising

build building

gather gathering

like liking

live living

meet meeting

record recording

say saying

set setting

suffer suffering


Verb Noun

achieve achievement

(dis)agree (dis)agreement

amaze amazement

amuse amusement

announce announcement

argue argument

arrange arrangement

commit commitment

content contentment

develop development

disappoint disappointment

discourage discouragement

embarrass embarrassment

employ (un)employment

encourage encouragement

enjoy enjoyment

entertain entertainment

excite excitement

govern government

improve improvement

invest investment

involve involvement

judge judgement/judgment

manage management

measure measurement

move movement

(re)pay (re)payment

punish punishment

refresh refreshment

replace replacement

require requirement

retire . retirement

settle settlement

treat treatment


Adjective Noun

(un)aware (un)awareness

careless carelessness

close closeness

(un)conscious (un)consciousness

deaf deafness

eager eagerness

(in)effective (in)effectiveness

(un)friendly (un)friendliness

great greatness

hard hardness

hopeless hopelessness

(un)selfish (un)selfishness

serious seriousness

stiff stiffness

thorough thoroughness

tired tiredness

useful usefulness

weak weakness


Person Abstract noun

champion championship

companion companionship

friend friendship

leader leadership

member membership

owner ownership

partner partnership

scholar scholarship*

sponsor sponsorship**


money given to someone to help pay for their



money given to someone/an organization to help

pay for something, eg an event

Adjective Noun

hard hardship


Verb Noun

diagnose diagnosis

emphasize emphasis


Verb Noun

collide collision

erode erosion

exclude exclusion

expand expansion

include inclusion

persuade persuasion

supervise supervision


Verb Noun

compare comparison


Verb Noun

adapt adaptation

administer administration

apply application

combine combination

compile compilation

consider consideration

expect expectation

explain explanation

identify identification

imagine imagination

inflame inflammation

inform information

inspire inspiration

interpret interpretation

observe observation

prepare preparation

present presentation

publish publication

(dis)qualify (dis)qualification

realize realization

resign resignation

vary variation


Adjective Noun

broad breadth

deep depth

long length

strong strength

warm warmth

wide width

Verb Noun

grow growth


Verb Noun

close closure

compose composure

depart departure

expose exposure

fail failure

please pleasure

proceed procedure

sign signature



Verb Noun

accommodate accommodation

(re)act (re)action

associate association

collect collection

complicate complication

compose composition

(dis)connect (dis)connection

contaminate contamination

demonstrate demonstration

direct direction

evolve evolution

hesitate hesitation

imitate imitation

inhibit inhibition

investigate investigation

(de)motivate (de)motivation

operate operation

perceive perception

predict prediction

prescribe prescription

receive reception

recognize recognition

reduce reduction

repeat repetition

(dis)satisfy (dis)satisfaction

(re)solve (re)solution

subscribe subscription

substitute substitution


Adjective Noun

difficult difficulty

(dis)honest (dis)honesty

poor poverty

safe safety

(un)certain (un)certainty

Verb Noun

discover discovery

enter entry



Verb Person

apply applicant

assist assistant

confide confidant(e)

consult consultant

contest contestant

defend defendant

inhabit inhabitant

occupy occupant

participate participant


Verb Person

lie liar


Verb Person

represent representative


Verb Person

employ employer

lecture lecturer

manufacture manufacturer

present presenter

read reader

research • researcher

win winner


Noun Person

electricity electrician

history historian

library librarian

mathematics mathematician

music musician

politics politician


Noun Person

bicycle cyclist

environment environmentalist

motor (car) motorist

nature naturalist

novel novelist

psychiatry psychiatrist

science scientist

specialism specialist

violin violinist


Verb Person

act actor

collect collector

communicate communicator

compete competitor

conduct conductor

contribute contributor

demonstrate demonstrator

distribute distributor

instruct instructor

invent inventor

spectate spectator

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