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CRUX

"Cross"

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Excruciating

Adj. extremely painful
Syn. Unbearable
Ant. Pleasant

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Crux

N. the most important point
Syn. Essence
Ant. Extra

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Crucial

Adj. extremely necessary, essential
Syn.
Ant.

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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 order or taste, harsh, irritating
Syn.
Ant.

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Acrimonious

Adj. exhibiting harsh sharpness in speech or mood
Syn. Bitter
Ant. Civil

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Exacerbate

V. To worse or 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
Syn. Eagerness
Ant. Apathy

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Effervescent

Adj. highly spirited
Syn. Bubbly
Ant. Life less