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synonyms for pith

  • center
  • crux
  • embodiment
  • essence
  • fiber
  • force
  • gist
  • heart
  • importance
  • marrow
  • meat
  • medulla
  • nucleus
  • pulp
  • significance
  • soul
  • strength
  • substance
  • vigor
  • corey
  • sum and substance
See also synonyms for: piths
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antonyms for pith

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  • enervation
  • exterior
  • exteriority
  • insignificance
  • lethargy
  • outside
  • periphery
  • weakness
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How to use pith in a sentence

She also muddles or bruises herbs to express their aromatic oils, and removes the rind and pith from citrus to ward off unwanted bitterness.
HOMEMADE SHRUBS ARE YOUR GATEWAY TO A WORLD OF SWEET, TANGY SUMMER DRINKINGALIZA ABARBANELJULY 8, 2021EATER
In a good Seville orange, oily and aromatic skin easily gives way to thick, bitter pith, followed by its heavily seeded segments.
THESE ORANGES ARE FOR A LOT MORE THAN JUICINGBY CARLOS C. OLAECHEA/SAVEURFEBRUARY 15, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
The unprepared sago is imported from the neighbouring island of Borromeo, and consists of the pith of a short, thick kind of palm.
A WOMAN'S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLDIDA PFEIFFER
The pith of the whole sentence can be stated in a few words, if the sentence has unity.
ENGLISH: COMPOSITION AND LITERATUREW. F. (WILLIAM FRANKLIN) WEBSTER
What a tendency there is to round off a narrative into falsehood; or else by parenthesis to destroy its pith and continuity.
FRIENDS IN COUNCILARTHUR HELPS
These wicks of pith he sold about the town in small penny bundles.
CAPTAINS OF INDUSTRYJAMES PARTON
Stem: Cylindrical; creamy white; hollow, or with a loose cottony pith.
OUR EDIBLE TOADSTOOLS AND MUSHROOMS AND HOW TO DISTINGUISH THEMWILLIAM HAMILTON GIBSON
And you know the only thing he has to back him is that he reads clever books, and always gets at the pith of them.
SMOKETURGENEV IVAN SERGEEVICH
At her side squatted a youngster, an imp of seven it might be, who noisily chewed a stick of sugarcane and spat wide the pith.
WHERE THE PAVEMENT ENDSJOHN RUSSELL
And besides, my dear Sir, the pith of the whole device is to take that money from you.
THE WORKS OF ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON - SWANSTON EDITION VOL. XXII (OF 25)ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
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WORDS RELATED TO PITH

  • ashes
  • bones
  • cadavers
  • carcasses
  • carrion
  • clays
  • corpus delicti
  • dead bodies
  • deceaseds
  • dust
  • relics
  • remains
  • stiffs
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