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She also muddles or bruises herbs to express their aromatic oils, and removes the rind and pith from citrus to ward off unwanted bitterness.

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In a good Seville orange, oily and aromatic skin easily gives way to thick, bitter pith, followed by its heavily seeded segments.

It is more like a sweet wine with hints of dried apricots, grapefruit pith, cypress, and lemons.

Haass, now the president of the Council on Foreign Relations, blends history, memoir, and policy pith to great effect.

The unprepared sago is imported from the neighbouring island of Borromeo, and consists of the pith of a short, thick kind of palm.

The pith of the whole sentence can be stated in a few words, if the sentence has unity.

What a tendency there is to round off a narrative into falsehood; or else by parenthesis to destroy its pith and continuity.

These wicks of pith he sold about the town in small penny bundles.

Stem: Cylindrical; creamy white; hollow, or with a loose cottony pith.


On this page you'll find 83 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to pith, such as: center, crux, embodiment, essence, fiber, and force.

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