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Crux

Cross

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EXCRUCIATING

Adj. extremely painful; excruciating
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

Extremely necessary; essential

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Dol

To feel pain; to be grieved

5

INDOLENT

Adj. lazy; adverse 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, be warm

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FERVENT

Adj. passionately excited or enthusiastic
syn: fiery
ant: indifferent

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FERVOR

n. emotional exitement
syn: eagerness
ant: apathy

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EFFERVESCENT

adj. Highly spirited, animated
syn: bubbly
ant: lifeless