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  1. pith(noun)

    soft spongelike central cylinder of the stems of most flowering plants

    center, gist, nitty-gritty, heart, sum, kernel, nub, centre, inwardness, essence, core, meat, marrow, heart and soul, substance

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

    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"

    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, nub, join, kernel, nitty-gritty, union, spirit, centerfield, gist, warmheartedness, nerve centre, inwardness, centre of attention, 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

  3. pith(verb)

    remove the pith from (a plant)


  1. pith(noun)

    To kill (especially cattle or laboratory animals) by cutting or piercing the spinal cord.

    The pith of my idea is truth.

    soul, marrow, quintessence, tenor, gist, kernel, inwardness, essence, heart and soul, stuff, meat, nitty-gritty, nub, heart, spirit, substance, core

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. pith

    kernel, marrow, gist, substance, essence, cream, root

    surplusage, surroundings, dressing, verbiage

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. pith(n.)

    heart, marrow

  2. pith(n.)

    essence, quintessence, substance, gist, soul, chief part, essential part, vital part

  3. pith(n.)

    weight, moment, importance

  4. pith(n.)

    force, strength, energy, vigor

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    marrow, spinal, cord, moxie

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