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cruxes

noun
variants: also cruces
plural of crux

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the central part or aspect of something under consideration
  • the crux of the problem is that the school's current budget is totally inadequate

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“Cruxes.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/cruxes. Accessed 1 Oct. 2020.

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