Synonyms and Antonyms of crux
the central part or aspect of something under consideration the crux of the problem is that the school's current budget is totally inadequate Synonyms of crux bottom line, bull's-eye, centerpiece, core, essence, gist, heart, kernel, keynote, meat, meat and potatoes, net, nub, nubbin, nucleus, pith, pivot, point, root, sum Words Related to crux course, direction, drift, tenor; body, content, substance; hypothesis, proposition, purport, subject, theme, thesis Phrases sum and substance, the long and short (or the long and the short)
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