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Excruciating

Adj
Extremely painful, agonizing
Crux
S-unbearable
A-plesant

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Crux(word)

N
The most important or decisive point
Crux
S-essence
A-extra

3

Crucial

Adj
Extremely necessary, essential
Crux
S/A-X

4

Dol

L
to feel pain, to be grieved
Indolent
DOLEFUL
DOLOROUS

5

Indolent

Adj
Lazy, adverse to work
Dol
S-listless
A-robust

6

Doleful

Adj
Sad, mournful
Dol
S-depressed
A-cheerful

7

DOLOROUS

Adj
Mournful, gloomy
Dol
S-bleak
A-uplifting

8

Acri

L
Sharp
ACERBIC
Acrid
ACRIMONIOUS
EXACERBATE

9

Acerbic

Adj
Harsh and biting tone
Acri
S-sharp
A-bland

10

Acrid

Adj
Stinging or biting in odor or taste; harsh; irritating
Acri
S/A-X

11

Acrimonious

Adj
Exhibiting harsh sharpness in speech or mood
Acri
S-bitter
A-civil

12

Exacerbate

V
To make things worse or more severe
Acri
S-aggravetive
A-ease

13

Ferv

L
To boil, be warm
Fervent
Fervor
Effervescent

14

Fervent

Adj
Passionately excited or enthusiastic
Ferv
S-fiery
A-indifferent

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Ferveor

N
Emotional excitement; heated enthusiasm
Ferv
S-eagerness
A-apathy

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Effervescent

Adj
Highly spirited; animated
Ferv
S-bubbly
A-lifeless

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Crux(root)

L
Cross
EXCRUCIATING
Crux
CRUCIAL