Academic Word List Set 7a

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. set of moral principles or social rules
2. in spite of; notwithstanding
4. an idea of how something works but not yet proven to be true
5. introduce a new law or tax
6. something you hope to achieve
10. not foreign or international
11. the size of something
12. a series of events being repeated many times in the same order
14. say or believe that something is the result of a particular thing
15. the opportunity to use something
16. connected with or belonging to a nation, race or
17. the act of combining two or more things so that they work together


1. connected with the state rather than with religion or with the armed forces
3. become known
4. as an inference from this fact; for this reason; therefore
7. happening or done once every year
8. a promise to do something or to behave in a particular way
9. the way that you think and feel about somebody or something
13. a mistake that causes problems or affects the result of something