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crux-noun [kruhks]
1. a vital, basic, decisive, or pivotal point: The crux of the trial was his whereabouts at the time of the murder.
2. a cross.
3. something that torments by its puzzling nature; a perplexing difficulty.

http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/crux

As the crux of his argument to keep his job was that he had had a good year once, the manager had not choice but to fire him.
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