Critical - Crossword Clue

Below are possible answers for the crossword clue Critical.

5 letter answer(s) to critical

ACUTE
  1. ending in a sharp point
  2. of an angle; less than 90 degrees
  3. having or experiencing a rapid onset and short but severe course; "acute appendicitis"; "the acute phase of the illness"; "acute patients"
  4. a mark (') placed above a vowel to indicate pronunciation
  5. of critical importance and consequence; "an acute (or critical) lack of research funds"
  6. extremely sharp or intense; "acute pain"; "felt acute annoyance"; "intense itching and burning"
  7. having or demonstrating ability to recognize or draw fine distinctions; "an acute observer of politics and politicians"; "incisive comments"; "icy knifelike reasoning"; "as sharp and incisive as the stroke of a fang"; "penetrating insight"; "frequent penetrative observations"
GRAVE
  1. carve, cut, or etch into a material or surface; "engrave a pen"; "engraved the trophy cupt with the winner's"; "the lovers scratched their names into the bark of the tree"
  2. a place for the burial of a corpse (especially beneath the ground and marked by a tombstone); "he put flowers on his mother's grave"
  3. shape (a material like stone or wood) by whittling away at it; "She is sculpting the block of marble into an image of her husband"
  4. a mark (`) placed above a vowel to indicate pronunciation
  5. death of a person; "he went to his grave without forgiving me"; "from cradle to grave"
  6. causing fear or anxiety by threatening great harm;
  7. of great gravity or crucial import; requiring serious thought; "grave responsibilities"; "faced a grave decision in a time of crisis"; "a grievous fault"; "heavy matters of state"; "the weighty matters to be discussed at the peace conference"
  8. dignified and somber in manner or character and committ
VITAL
  1. Critical
  2. Necessary
  3. manifesting or characteristic of life; "a vital, living organism"; "vital signs"
  4. full of spirit;
  5. performing an essential function in the living body; "vital organs"; "blood and other vital fluids"; "the loss of vital heat in shock"; "a vital spot"; "life-giving love and praise"
  6. urgently needed; absolutely necessary; "a critical element of the plan"; "critical medical supplies"; "vital for a healthy society"; "of vital interest"
  7. Essential to maintain life

3 letter answer(s) to critical

KEY
  1. a list of words or phrases that explain symbols or abbreviations
  2. regulate the musical pitch of
  3. a list of answers to a test; "some students had stolen the key to the final exam"
  4. identify as in botany or biology, for example
  5. any of 24 major or minor diatonic scales that provide the tonal framework for a piece of music
  6. vandalize a car by scratching the sides with a key; "His new Mercedes was keyed last night in the parking lot"
  7. (basketball) a space (including the foul line) in front of the basket at each end of a basketball court; usually painted a different color from the rest of the court; "he hit a jump shot from the top of the key"; "he dominates play in the paint"
  8. provide with a key; "We were keyed after the locks were changed in the building"
  9. a coral reef off the southern coast of Florida
  10. United States lawyer and poet who wrote a poem after witnessing the British attack on Baltimore during the

12 letter answer(s) to critical

LIFEANDDEATH

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