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gist

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  1. the central part or aspect of something under consideration <didn't catch every word between them, but heard enough to get the gist of the conversation> Synonyms bottom line, bull's-eye, centerpiece, core, essence, crux, heart, kernel, keynote, meat, meat and potatoes, net, nub, nubbin, nucleus, pith, pivot, point, root, sumRelated Words course, direction, drift, tenor; body, content, substance; hypothesis, proposition, purport, subject, theme, thesis


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