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  • nounmeaning, essence
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Synonyms for gist

noun meaning, essence
  • summary
  • tenor
  • upshot
  • basis
  • bearing
  • burden
  • core
  • drift
  • force
  • heart
  • idea
  • import
  • kernel
  • keynote
  • marrow
  • matter
  • meat
  • pith
  • point
  • quintessence
  • score
  • sense
  • short
  • significance
  • soul
  • spirit
  • stuff
  • subject
  • substance
  • theme
  • thrust
  • topic
  • bottom line
  • name of the game
  • nature of the beast
  • nitty gritty
  • nuts and bolts
  • punch line

Antonyms for gist

  • exterior
  • exteriority
  • insignificance
  • meaninglessness
  • outside
  • surface
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