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CRUX

"Cross"

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Excruciating

Adj. extremely painful; agonizing
Syn: unbearable
Ant: pleasant

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Crux

N. the most important or decisive point
Syn: essence
Ant: extra

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Crucial

Adj. extremely necessary; essential

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DOL

"To feel pain, to be grieved"

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Indolent

Adj. lazy; averse to work
Syn: listless
Ant: robust

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Doleful

Adj. sad, mournful
Syn: depressed
Ant: cheerful

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Dolorous

Adj. mournful, gloomy
Syn: bleak
Ant: uplifting

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ACRI

"Sharp"

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Acerbic

Adj. harsh and biting in tone
Syn: sharp
Ant: bland

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Acrid

Adj. stinging or biting in odor or taste; harsh; irritating

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Acrimonious

Adj. exhibiting harsh sharpness in speech or mood
Syn: bitter
Ant: civil

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Exacerbate

V. To make worse or more severe
Syn: aggravate
Ant: ease

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FERV

"To boil, to warm"

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Fervent

Adj. passionately excited or enthusiastic
Syn: fiery
Ant: indifferent

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Fervor

N. emotional excitement; heated enthusiasm
Syn: eagerness
Ant: apathy

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Effervescent

Adj. highly spirited; animated
Syn: bubbly
Ant: lifeless