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COX

Cross
Excruciating, crux, crucial

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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
Indolent, doleful, Dolorous

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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
Acerbic, acrid, acrimonious, exacerbate

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ACERBIC

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

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ACRID

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

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ACRIMONIOUS

Adj. exhibiting harsh sharpness in speech or mode
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
Fervent, fervor, effervescent

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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
Sun: bubbly any: lifeless