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CRUX

Cross

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Excruciating

Extremely painful; agonizing

Syn: Unbearable Ant: Pleasant

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Crux

The most decisive or important point

Syn: Essence Ant: Extra

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Crucial

Extremely necessary; essential

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DOL

To feel pain, to be grieved

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Indolent

Lazy; averse to work

Syn: Listless Ant: Robust

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Doleful

Sad; mournful

Syn: Depressed Ant: Cheerful

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Dolorous

Mournful; gloomy

Syn: Bleak Ant: Uplifting

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ACRI

Sharp

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Acerbic

Harsh and biting in tone

Syn: Sharp Ant: Bland

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Acrid

Stinging or biting in smell or taste; harsh; irritating

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Acrimonious

Exhibiting harsh sharpness in speech or mood

Syn: Bitter Ant: Civil

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Exacerbate

To make worse or more severe

Syn: Aggravate Ant: Ease

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FERV

To boil; be warm

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Fervent

Passionately excited or enthusiastic

Syn: Fiery Ant: Indifferent

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Fervor

Emotional excitement; heated excitement

Syn: Eagerness Ant: Apathy

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Effervescent

Highly spirited; animated

Syn: Bubbly Ant: Lifeless