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nitty-gritty

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Synonyms for nitty-gritty

noun basic facts

Antonyms for nitty-gritty

  • exterior
  • exteriority
  • outside
  • surface
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More words related to nitty-gritty

basics

noun. fundamentals
  • ABC's
  • brass tacks
  • elements
  • essentials
  • first steps
  • foundation
  • nitty-gritty
  • nuts and bolts
  • principles
  • rudiments
  • the three R's

bottom line

noun. indispensable content

brass tacks

noun. the facts

crux

noun. most important part

detail

noun. feature, specific aspect

essence

noun. heart, significance
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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