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crux

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishcruxcrux /krʌks/ noun   the crux
Examples from the Corpus
cruxIn the first place, v. 21b is a notorious crux of interpretation.Whether we can get funding or not is the crux.Finding a cheap source of energy is really the crux of the matter.The women kicked off on fairly straight forward F7a, but the last move was the crux.He didn't much care; that was the crux of the matter.The crux of the court case is whether consumers deserve a refund.The crux of the matter is that attitudes on the character and scope of planning have changed.
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