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crux - essential or main point; Ex. the crux of the problem; ADJ. crucial: of deciding importance
consign - send to a person or place for sale; deliver officially; entrust; put into the care of another; set apart (for a special purpose); N. consignment; CF. consignor, consignee
entice - lure; persuade to do (something wrong); attract; tempt
animosity - active enmity
exorbitant - (of costs or demands) excessive; exceeding reasonable bounds
disembark - debark; go ashore (from a ship); unload cargo from a ship; CF. embark
tranquillity - calmness; peace
catharsis - purging or cleansing of any passage of the body; purging and weakening of strong emotions as a result of experiencing a dramatic work of art
derision - ridicule; ADJ. derisive; CF. derisory
numismatist - person who collects coins; N. numismatics: study or collection of money, coins, and medals