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kernel

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of kernel

  1. the central part or aspect of something under consideration the kernel of your argument seems to be the inevitability of the division of that nation along ethnic lines Synonyms bottom line, bull's-eye, centerpiece, core, essence, gist, heart, crux, 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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