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crucial

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  • adjcritical, important
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Synonyms for crucial

adj critical, important
  • central
  • compelling
  • deciding
  • decisive
  • essential
  • imperative
  • momentous
  • necessary
  • pivotal
  • pressing
  • touchy
  • urgent
  • vital
  • acute
  • clamorous
  • climacteric
  • climatic
  • desperate
  • dire
  • hanging by thread
  • high-priority
  • insistent
  • on thin ice
  • searching
  • showdown
  • touch and go

Antonyms for crucial

  • inessential
  • insignificant
  • minor
  • optional
  • secondary
  • trivial
  • unimportant
  • unnecessary
  • voluntary
  • uncritical
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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acute

adjective. very important
  • afflictive
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  • decisive
  • desperate
  • dire
  • essential
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  • serious
  • severe
  • sudden
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big league

adjective. important

big-league

adjective. important

bottom line

adjective. of key importance

burning

adjective. important

chief

adjective. most important, essential
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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