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CRUX

L: cross

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Excruciating

Adj: Extremely painful; agonizing
Root: CRUX
Syn: Unbearable
Ant: Plesant

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Crux

N: The most important or decisive point
Root:CRUX
Syn: Essence
Ant: Extra

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Crucial

Adj: Extremely necessary; essential
Root: CRUX

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DOL

L: to feel pain, to be grieved

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Indolent

Adj: Lazy; averse to work
Root: DOL
Syn: Listless
Ant: Robust

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Doleful

Adj: Sad; mournful
Root: DOL
Syn: Depressed
Ant: Cheerful

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Dolorous

Adj: Mournful; gloomy
Root: DOL
Syn: bleak
Ant: Uplifting

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ACRI

L: sharp

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Acerbic

Adj: Harsh and biting in tone
Root: ACRI
Syn: Sharp
Ant: Bland

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Acrid

Adj: Stinging or biting in odor or taste; harsh; irritating
Root: ACRI

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Acrimonious

Adj: Exhibiting harsh sharpness in speech or mood
Root: ACRI
Syn: bitter
Ant: Civil

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Exacerbate

V: to make worse or more severe
Root: ACRI
Syn: Aggravate
Ant: Ease

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FERV

L: to boil, be warm

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Fervent

Adj: Passionately excited or enthusiastic
Root: FERV
Syn: fiery
Ant: Indifferent

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Fervor

N: Emotional excitement; heated enthusiasm
Root: FERV
Syn: Eagerness
Ant: Apathy

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Effervescent

Adj: Highly spirited; animated
Root: FERV
Syn: bubbly
Ant: Lifeless