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Pronunciation: (kruks), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/crux.html on line 71 [key]
n.,
pl. crux•es, cru•cesPronunciation: (krOO'sēz). Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/crux.html on line 87 [key]

1. a vital, basic, decisive, or pivotal point: The crux of the trial was his whereabouts at the time of the murder.
2. a cross.
3. something that torments by its puzzling nature; a perplexing difficulty.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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  • Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/crux.html on line 131 crux (Thesaurus)
  • Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/crux.html on line 133 crux (Encyclopedia)

 

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