Critical - Crossword Clue

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ACUTE
  1. a mark (') placed above a vowel to indicate pronunciation
  2. having or experiencing a rapid onset and short but severe course; "acute appendicitis"; "the acute phase of the illness"; "acute patients"
  3. of critical importance and consequence; "an acute (or critical) lack of research funds"
  4. extremely sharp or intense; "acute pain"; "felt acute annoyance"; "intense itching and burning"
  5. 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"
  6. ending in a sharp point
  7. of an angle; less than 90 degrees
GRAVE
  1. causing fear or anxiety by threatening great harm;
  2. 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"
  3. dignified and somber in manner or character and committed to keeping promises; "a grave God-fearing man"; "a quiet sedate nature"; "as sober as a judge"; "a solemn promise"; "the judge was solemn as he pronounced sentence"
  4. 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"
  5. a mark (`) placed above a vowel to indicate pronunciation
  6. death of a person; "he went to his grave without forgiving me"; "from cradle to grave"
  7. 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 i
KEY
  1. a lever (as in a keyboard) that actuates a mechanism when depressed
  2. the central building block at the top of an arch or vault
  3. serving as an essential component;
  4. mechanical device used to wind another device that is driven by a spring (as a clock)
  5. pitch of the voice; "he spoke in a low key"
  6. something crucial for explaining; "the key to development is economic integration"
  7. a generic term for any device whose possession entitles the holder to a means of access; "a safe-deposit box usually requires two keys to open it"
  8. a list of words or phrases that explain symbols or abbreviations
  9. a list of answers to a test; "some students had stolen the key to the final exam"
  10. harmonize with or adjust to; "key one's actions to the voters' prevailing attitude"
  11. any of 24 major or minor diatonic scales that provide the tonal framework for a piece of music
  12. regulate the musical pitch of
  13. (bas
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VITAL
  1. manifesting or characteristic of life; "a vital, living organism"; "vital signs"
  2. full of spirit;
  3. 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"
  4. urgently needed; absolutely necessary; "a critical element of the plan"; "critical medical supplies"; "vital for a healthy society"; "of vital interest"
  5. Essential to maintain life
  6. Critical
  7. Necessary

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