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nub

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  • nouncore, gist
  • nounbump, knot
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Synonyms for nub

noun core, gist
  • crux
  • upshot
  • basic
  • essence
  • heart
  • kernel
  • meat
  • nitty-gritty
  • nubbin
  • nucleus
  • pith
  • point
  • short
  • substance
  • bottom line
  • meat and potatoes

Antonyms for nub

  • exterior
  • exteriority
  • outside
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More words related to nub

bulb

noun. globular object
  • ball
  • bunch
  • corm
  • corn
  • globe
  • head
  • knob
  • nodule
  • nub
  • protuberance
  • swelling
  • tuber
  • tumor

contents

noun. elements of larger object

core

noun. center, gist

crux

noun. most important part

essence

noun. heart, significance

essential

adjective. basic, fundamental
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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