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    • The basic, main, or vital point or feature:…
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crux definition

  • noun:
    • The basic, main, or vital point or feature: the crux associated with the matter; the crux of a quarrel.
    • A puzzling or obviously insoluble issue.
    • the fundamental, main, or important point or function.
    • The critical or transitional minute or concern, a turning point.
    • A puzzle or trouble.
    • The most difficult point of a climb.
    • A cross on a coat of arms.
    • whatever is quite puzzling or hard to clarify.
    • A cross. See phrases below. Especially
    • The Southern Cross, many celebrated constellation of this southern heavens.
    • The mix as an instrument of torture; hence, something that puzzles or vexes in a high degree; a conundrum.
    • the most important point
    • a little conspicuous constellation when you look at the south hemisphere into the Milky means near Centaurus
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