But even so, it is much more arresting and persuasive as an argument because it is tied to crucial end results.
But the episode could damage her with Latino voters—a crucial bloc already inflamed over the nation's immigration wars.
In the New York Times earlier this year, he described the two-state solution as "crucial" and expressed a desire for negotiations.
The bunker, so crucial during the final years of the Cold War in the Baltic, was only declassified in 2003.
But even if Obama can win, the crucial question is, Can he win big enough to change the GOP?
He waved both arms continually, bending his body almost double and straightening up again, in crucial efforts for emphasis.
Mrs. Winthrop helped him by her entrance at this crucial point.
The crucial test of the short story is the manner in which it begins.
This was the crucial moment in the history of the merchant's son.
When the children were growing up and in the crucial stage of adolescens, the father was like some ugly irritant to their souls.
1706, "cross-shaped," from French crucial, a medical term for ligaments of the knee (which cross each other), from Latin crux (genitive crucis) "cross" (see cross (n.)). The meaning "decisive, critical" (1830) is extended from a logical term, Instantias Crucis, adopted by Francis Bacon (1620); the notion is of cross fingerboard signposts at forking roads, thus a requirement to choose.
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