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synonyms for nitty gritties

  • basics
  • core
  • essence
  • focus
  • fundamentals
  • gist
  • heart
  • kernel
  • meat
  • quintessence
  • reality
  • root
  • soul
  • substance
  • bottom line
  • brass tacks
  • chief part
  • chief thing
  • cold fact
  • essential details
  • essential part
  • hard fact
  • heart of the matter
  • important matter
  • meat and potatoes
  • name of the game
  • nuts and bolts
  • the facts
  • the name of the game

antonyms for nitty gritties

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  • exterior
  • exteriority
  • outside
  • surface
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