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nubbin

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  1. 1 a very small piece had only a nubbin of crayon left Synonyms of nubbin atom, crumb, dribble, fleck, flyspeck, grain, granule, molecule, morsel, mote, bit, nugget, particle, patch, scrap, scruple, snip, snippet, speck, tittleWords Related to nubbin ace, dab, dash, driblet, drop, fraction, haet [chiefly Scottish], halfpenny, ha'penny, iota, jot, kenning [chiefly Scottish], lick, minim, mite, modicum, nutshell, ounce, pinch, shred, smatter, smidgen (also smidgeon or smidgin or smidge), spot, strain, streak, suspicion, taste, touch, trace, whisper, whit; bite, mouthful, nibble, tidbit (also titbit); fragment, part, portion, section; chip, flake, shard, shiver, sliver, splinter; clipping, paring, shaving; smithereensNear Antonyms of nubbin chunk, gob, hunk, lump, slab; abundance, barrel, bucket, bushel, deal, heaps, loads, mass, mountain, peck, pile, pot, profusion, quantity, raft, scads, stack, volume, wad, wealth

  2. 2 the central part or aspect of something under consideration this nubbin of the intelligence report is the prediction that the country's government will soon fall Synonyms of nubbin bottom line, bull's-eye, centerpiece, core, essence, gist, heart, kernel, keynote, meat, meat and potatoes, net, nub, crux, nucleus, pith, pivot, point, root, sumWords Related to nubbin course, direction, drift, tenor; body, content, substance; hypothesis, proposition, purport, subject, theme, thesis


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