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Nitty-gritty

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Noun

1. center, centre, core, essence, gist, heart, heart and soul, inwardness, kernel, marrow, meat, nitty-gritty, nub, pith, substance, sum

the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience

Example Sentences:
'the gist of the prosecutor's argument'
'the heart and soul of the Republican Party'
'the nub of the story'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


Nitty-gritty

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noun
the nitty-gritty

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Nitty-gritty

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noun
Slang
the actual, basic facts, elements, issues, etc.

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Nitty-gritty

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n.
Informal
The specific or practical details; the heart of a matter.

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