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ROOT: crux

LATIN; crux
MEANING: cross
WORDS: excruciating, crux, crucial

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Excruciating

P.O.S: adjective
MEANING: extremely painful; agonizing
SYN: unbearable
ANT: pleasant
ROOT: crux

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Crux

P.O.S: noun
MEANING: the most important or decisive point
SYN: essence
ANT: extra
ROOT: crux

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Crucial

P.O.S: adjective
MEANING: extremely necessary; essential
ROOT: crux

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ROOT: dol

LATIN; dolere
MEANING: to feel pain, to be grieved
WORDS: indolent, doleful, dolorous

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Indolent

P.O.S: adjective
MEANING: lazy; averse to work
SYN: listless
ANT: robust
ROOT: dol

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Doleful

P.O.S: adjective
MEANING: sad; mournful
SYN: depressed
ANT: cheerful
ROOT: dol

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Dolorous

P.O.S: adjective
MEANING: mournful; gloomy
SYN: bleak
ANT: uplifting
ROOT: dol

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ROOT: acri

LATIN; acer
MEANING: sharp
WORDS: acerbic, acrid, acrimonious, exacerbate

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Acerbic

P.O.S: adjective
MEANING: harsh and biting in tone
SYN: sharp
ANT: bland
ROOT: acri

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Acrid

P.O.S: adjective
MEANING: stinging or biting in odor or taste; harsh; irritating
ROOT: acri

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Acrimonious

P.O.S: adjective
MEANING: exhibiting harsh sharpness in speech or mood
SYN: bitter
ANT: civil
ROOT: acri

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Exacerbate

P.O.S: verb
MEANING: to make worse or more severe
SYN: aggravate
ANT: ease
ROOT: acri

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ROOT: ferv

LATIN; fervere
MEANING: to boil, be warm
WORDS: fervent, fervor, effervescent

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Fervent

P.O.S: adjective
MEANING: passionately excited or enthusiastic
SYN: fiery
ANT: indifferent
ROOT: ferv

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Fervor

P.O.S: noun
MEANING: emotional excitement; heated enthusiasm
SYN: eagerness
ANT: apathy
ROOT: ferv

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Effervescent

P.O.S: adjective
MEANING: highly spirited; animated
SYN: bubbly
ANT: lifeless
ROOT: ferv