GRE Word List

CRUX

essential or main point; Ex. the crux of the problem; ADJ. crucial: of deciding importance

The meaning of the word crux is essential or main point; Ex. the crux of the problem; ADJ. crucial: of deciding importance.

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transientstaying for a short time; momentary; temporary; N: one that is transient
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improvisecompose on the spur of the moment
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