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  • adverb In a crucial manner.

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  • adverb to a crucial degree

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Examples

  • Don Quixote most crucially, is about the eternal struggle between those who believe in the power of the imagination, versus those who believe that looking harsh reality straight in the face is the only true way to live a life.

    Richard C. Morais: Our Knight In Shining Armor

  • I guess what I'm getting at is that all the simplifying movements we've been talking about might be musically/aesthetically similar, but in crucially different relationship — both in creation and reception — to the contemporary political structure, mainly because we Americans have such an odd approach to the whole simple/complex question.

    Just Another Rhumb Line

  • And yet the work, most crucially, is also about the eternal struggle between those who believe in the power of the imagination and books, versus those who believe that looking harsh reality straight in the face is the only true way to live a life.

    Richard C. Morais: Our Knight In Shining Armor

  • Don Quixote most crucially, is about the eternal struggle between those who believe in the power of the imagination, versus those who believe that looking harsh reality straight in the face is the only true way to live a life.

    Richard C. Morais: Our Knight In Shining Armor

  • My character, crucially, is in the grip of manic depression.

    Amanda Craig discusses In A Dark Wood and describes the challenges of writing from a man's point of view

  • And yet the work, most crucially, is also about the eternal struggle between those who believe in the power of the imagination and books, versus those who believe that looking harsh reality straight in the face is the only true way to live a life.

    Richard C. Morais: Our Knight In Shining Armor

  • "Dividing its time between the fortunes of a Bengali immigrant to New York and those of her anxiously Americanized son, The Namesake combines the intimate pleasures of a family saga with a finely sustained inquiry into the difficult balance between separation and integration that shapes the consciousness of first-generation émigrés and their children in crucially different ways."

    GreenCine Daily: Interview. Mira Nair.

  • The home secretary has told MPs she does not believe these estimates as they do not take full account of the costs to public services, and - "crucially" - make an assumption that if a student does not come with a visa and work in Britain, that job will not be filled by anyone else.

    The Guardian World News

  • To be sure, the 27-year-old deserves to have the hammer fall on him and hard, but since your focus should be on safeguarding your sister, passing the ball to the long and blind arm of the law, at least immediately, may not necessarily do that in the best way - and more crucially, that is something that is completely up to your parents, not you!

    reddit.com: what's new online!

  • We say 'crucially' here because we've found such computing jacks conspicuously absent on a few lower-spec JVCs in recent times.

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