Academic Word List Set 2a

Click on a number in the grid to see the clue or clues for that number. Complete the crossword, then click on "Check" to check your answer. If you are stuck, you can click on "Hint" to get a free letter.
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1. very large or important
4. an important topic that people are discussing or arguing about
7. careful study of a subject to discover new facts
8. like somebody but not exactly the same
10. the particular way in which something is understood
12. show that something is true or exists
13. a particular length of time
14. a series of things that are done in order


2. to happen
3. allowed or required by law
5. a part of an area of activity, especially in a country's economy
6. a law, rule, or theory that something is based on
8. detailed and exact
9. the function that somebody has in an organization
11. a formal set of ideas that explains why something happens