• WordNet 3.6
    • n cruciality a state of critical urgency
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  • George Bush
    George Bush
    “I take as my guide the hope of a saint: in crucial things, unity... in important things, diversity... in all things, generosity.”
  • Paul Little
    Paul Little
    “Has it ever struck you that the vast majority of the will of God for your life has already been revealed in the Bible? That is a crucial thing to grasp.”
  • Norman Allen
    Norman Allen
    “Skill in the art of communication is crucial to a leader's success. He can accomplish nothing unless he can communicate effectively.”
  • Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
    Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
    “One man can be a crucial ingredient on a team, but one man cannot make a team.”


In literature:

Reserve also includes the power to wait; and that is almost as crucial a test of greatness as courage itself.
"The Young Man and the World" by Albert J. Beveridge
Could any one seek to claim, except on most urgent business, one minute out of these crucially vital hours?
"Destiny" by Charles Neville Buck
But the most crucial test of all we have still to come to, which will put this conclusion in a yet clearer and a more unmistakable light.
"Is Life Worth Living?" by William Hurrell Mallock
Thus the crucial change which the Christian socialists would accomplish is identical with that contemplated by their secular allies or rivals.
"A Critical Examination of Socialism" by William Hurrell Mallock
But let me make the point clear; for it is the crucial point in the discussion of the modern Bookstall Censorship.
"Adventures in Criticism" by Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
At last the crucial moment arrived.
"A Little Mother to the Others" by L. T. Meade
It was maddening at times to have so many good uses for money, and to be unable to command it at the crucial moment.
"McClure's Magazine, Vol. 31, No. 1, May 1908" by Various
To him the crucial part of the whole party was the eats and he lingered near them like a faithful sentinel.
"Pee-Wee Harris Adrift" by Percy Keese Fitzhugh
This was the crucial moment and she looked at him with dumb appeal in her fine eyes.
"The Old Flute-Player" by Edward Marshall and Charles T. Dazey
The young inventor was annoyed at being interrupted at such a crucial moment, but picked up the phone.
"Tom Swift and The Visitor from Planet X" by Victor Appleton

In poetry:

Suppose I take an arrogant bomber, stroke
By stroke, up to the frazzled sun to hear
Sun-ghostlings whisper: Yes, the capital yoke-
Remove it and there's not a ghost to fear
This crucial day, whose decapitate joke
Languidly winds into the inner ear.
"More Sonnets At Christmas I" by Allen Tate

In news:

Using the right medium to get your message across is crucial for tech PR's survival.
It is crucially important that if you purchase LTC insurance, you make sure your policy includes an annual inflation adjustment rider.
It is crucially important that if you purchase long-term care insurance, you make sure your policy includes an annual inflation adjustment rider.
Central Texas News and Weather for Waco, Temple, Killeen Joining a gym can be a crucial part of your weight loss program.
This is a crucial time for Styx and Journey, and they know it.
It was the third random but crucial encounter of Kobold 's young life and a pivotal moment in the history of Kobold Watch.
Reassuring the public on environmental concerns is crucial.
The executive director of the Lambda Literary Foundation counters an earlier op-ed, saying the awards and foundation are more crucial than ever in their 25th year.
From traditional heavy goods shipments to the new influx of e-commerce-fueled home deliveries, the last mile plays a crucial role in the supply chain.
Even well designed CRM initiatives often overlook a crucial element of the customer relationship.
George Allen (R) announced Tuesday that he had raised $1.1 million for his Senate campaign in the last three months of 2011, as he finished December with $2 million in the bank heading into a crucial election year.
As supply management gains more influence within companies, it's crucial to develop a broad understanding of the organization to advance your career.
If you cook much, you know how important it is to use good wine (and it's crucial not to use bad or spoiled wine).
If one were to meet Mark White, first impressions won't give away any hints about the crucial duties he carried out in Iraq.
The services provided by mechanical engineer s are crucial to the success of sustainable or "green" projects.

In science:

The crucial part of (20) is that the Hamiltonian is a linear combination of only N generators of the su(N ) algebra, out of total N 2 generators, with random coefficients.
Integer Quantum Hall Transition and Random SU(N) Rotation
This rather crucial dependence amounts to vanishing of all the matrix elements but those belonging to the diagonal strip of the width n ∼ N 1/2 .
Integer Quantum Hall Transition and Random SU(N) Rotation
CNO cycle nor did he study the crucial dependence upon stellar temperature.
How the sun shines
These crucial investigations were not directly related to the study of stars.
How the sun shines
For the construction of the likelihood function L(E ) the condition S ≥ 0 is crucial .
Characterising a universal cloning machine by maximum-likelihood estimation