Lesson 166 — Academic Word List: Lesson 16

Part 1: Watch the video 2-3 times

Part 2: Match the Words with their Definitions

a. to form or make up something.
b. following as a result or effect.
c. to seek advice or information from someone.
d. communication or interaction between people or things.
e. large in size, amount, or importance.
f. to build or create something by putting different parts together.
g. to eat, drink, or use up something.
h. to be made up of particular parts or elements.
i. to restrict or limit someone’s actions or behavior.
j. remaining the same over time or continuously occurring.


  1. constrain
  2. consume
  3. consequent
  4. consult
  5. constitute
  6. considerable
  7. contact
  8. consist
  9. construct
  10. constant

Correct matches:

  1. i
  2. g
  3. b
  4. c
  5. a
  6. e
  7. d
  8. h
  9. f
  10. j

Part 3: Vocabulary in Context: Sentences

  1. Due to the consequent delays, the project timeline was pushed back by two weeks.
  2. She invested a considerable amount of money in the stock market last year.
  3. The report must consist of detailed findings from the research study.
  4. His constant interruptions made it difficult to focus during the meeting.
  5. The committee members constitute a diverse group of experts in their fields.
  6. The strict rules constrain our ability to make independent decisions.
  7. The engineers plan to construct a state-of-the-art office building downtown.
  8. Before making a decision, it is wise to consult with a legal expert.
  9. It’s important to consume a balanced diet for overall health and wellness.
  10. Please contact me via email if you have any further questions about the project.

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