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Synonyms for nub
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. nub, nubble(noun)

    a small lump or protuberance

    Synonyms:
    stub, nitty-gritty, meat, core, inwardness, sum, gist, heart and soul, substance, center, nubble, centre, kernel, essence, heart, marrow, pith

  2. nub, stub(noun)

    a small piece

    "a nub of coal"; "a stub of a pencil"

    Synonyms:
    ticket stub, stub, nitty-gritty, meat, core, inwardness, sum, gist, heart and soul, check stub, substance, center, nubble, centre, kernel, butt, essence, heart, counterfoil, marrow, pith

  3. kernel, substance, core, center, centre, essence, gist, heart, heart and soul, inwardness, marrow, meat, nub, pith, sum, nitty-gritty(noun)

    the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience

    "the gist of the prosecutor's argument"; "the heart and soul of the Republican Party"; "the nub of the story"

    Synonyms:
    affection, summation, warmness, sum of money, sum total, means, affectionateness, substance, center of attention, center field, content, nucleus, plaza, meaning, meat, bone marrow, centre, burden, stub, center, tenderness, snapper, core, totality, marrow, heart and soul, sum, fondness, total, nerve, core group, internality, marrow squash, nerve center, shopping center, aggregate, join, kernel, nitty-gritty, union, spirit, centerfield, gist, warmheartedness, nerve centre, inwardness, centre of attention, pith, heart, shopping mall, nubble, bosom, mall, essence, ticker, message, pump, magnetic core, effect, mettle, shopping centre, perfume, spunk, philia, subject matter, amount of money, midpoint, vegetable marrow, eye, amount, middle

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    quid, crux, knot, heart, core

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Veena
Veena
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