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Crux

Cross
Latin

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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
Latin

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Indolent

adj. Lazy; averse to work
syn: listless ant: robust

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Doleful

Sad mournful; adj
syn: depressed ant: cheerful

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Dolorous

adj. Mournful; gloomy
syn: bleak ant: uplifting

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Acri

Latin 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, be warm”
Latin

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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