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synonyms for core

  • basis
  • body
  • bottom line
  • crux
  • essence
  • focus
  • foundation
  • heart
  • importance
  • nucleus
  • origin
  • root
  • substance
  • thrust
  • amount
  • base
  • bulk
  • burden
  • consequence
  • corpus
  • import
  • kernel
  • mass
  • meat
  • middle
  • midpoint
  • midst
  • nub
  • pith
  • pivot
  • purport
  • quick
  • significance
  • staple
  • upshot
  • main idea
  • meat and potatoes
  • nitty gritty
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antonyms for core

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  • exterior
  • exteriority
  • outside
  • cause
  • insignificance
  • source
  • unimportance
  • covering
  • perimeter
  • surface
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How to use core in a sentence

But Harris, exhausted and shaken as he was to the very core, paced by his side, only half listening.
THREE MORE JOHN SILENCE STORIESALGERNON BLACKWOOD
In moments of utter bereavement who has not felt, to the heart's core, the tender attachment of a faithful dog?
THE WORLD BEFORE THEMSUSANNA MOODIE
It was one of the conservative sheets, comic-less, reactionary Republican to the core.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
The measure of oil also, a bate of oil is the tenth part of a core: and ten bates make a core: for ten bates fill a core.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
She peered at first into Um's room for there, indeed, lay the core of old Mata's heart.
THE DRAGON PAINTERMARY MCNEIL FENOLLOSA
The tire on its steel core is taken to the mold room and placed in a steel box or mold, shaped to exactly enclose it.
THE WONDER BOOK OF KNOWLEDGEVARIOUS
In making tires, the strips of fabric are built together about a steel core to form the body or carcass of the tire.
THE WONDER BOOK OF KNOWLEDGEVARIOUS
As the first marching figure came into sight in the moonlight, I shuddered to the core with something worse than fear.
VALLEY OF THE CROENLEE TARBELL
In vain you may know him to the core—know him a liar, a comedian—he manages always to get the better of you with his stories.
THE NABOBALPHONSE DAUDET
It must be noticed that there were no walls made of laters coct alone, even the thin partition walls having a core of concrete.
THE PRIVATE LIFE OF THE ROMANSHAROLD WHETSTONE JOHNSTON
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WORDS RELATED TO CORE

  • body
  • burden
  • core
  • full value
  • import
  • matter
  • purport
  • result
  • sense
  • significance
  • substance
  • thrust
  • upshot
  • value
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