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crucial
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Harry Potter (#6) and the Half-Blood Prince
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  • "It is an act that is crucial to success, Draco!" said Snape.
  • It will be your job to persuade Professor Slughorn to divulge the real memory, which will undoubtedly be our most crucial piece of information of all.
  • "Why didn’t you confiscate them then?" demanded Harry, it seemed extraordinary that Hermione’s m ania for upholding the rules could have abandoned her at this crucial juncture.
  • Indeed, I did my best to impress upon you that it is the most crucial memory of all and that we will be wasting our time without it.
  • I believe that Voldemort is now so immersed in evil, and these crucial parts of himself have been detached for so long, he does not feel as we do.
  • But now, Harry, armed with this information, the crucial memory you have succeeded in procuring for us, we are closer to the se-cret of finishing Lord Voldemort than anyone has ever been before.
  • The run-up to this crucial match had all the usual features: members of rival Houses attempting to intimidate opposing teams in the corridors; unpleasant chants about individual players being rehearsed loudly as they passed; the team members themselves either swaggering around enjoying all the attention or else dashing into bathrooms between classes to throw up.

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  • Doing well on the SAT is crucial to getting into the college I want to attend.
  • The information is crucial to making a good decision.

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