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::: crux - essential or main point; Ex. the crux of the problem; ADJ. crucial: of deciding importance
::: flail - beat with or as if with a flail; move wildly; thresh grain by hand; strike or slap; toss about; N: threshing tool consisting of a stick swinging from the end of a long handle
::: gist - essence; main point; substance
::: resound - (of a place) be filled with sound; (of a sound) sound loudly; sound back; echo; Ex. hall resounded with laughter
::: primary - first in rank or importance; principal; earliest in time; Ex. primary stages; N. CF. first
::: cascade - small waterfall
::: terminal - part that forms the end; railroad or bus station; ADJ. forming an end; ending in death; fatal; Ex. terminal cancer
::: expostulation - protest; remonstrance; reasoning with someone to correct or dissuade; V. expostulate
::: apolitical - having an aversion or lack of concern for political affairs
::: insolence - impudent disrespect; haughtiness; ADJ. insolent; CF. haughty + rude