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nub

noun

1 nub

A small lump or protuberance.

synonym: nubble.



2 nub

A small piece:
— A nub of coal.

synonym: stub.

3 nub

The choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience:
— The nub of the story.

synonyms: center, centre, core, essence, gist, heart, heart and soul, inwardness, kernel, marrow ... show more.

Dutch: bijzonderheid, essentialia, essentie, grond, hoofdpunt, hoofdzaak, hypostase, kern, kerngedachte, kernpunt ... show more
Polish: istota, esencja, sedno, jÄ…dro, meritum, kwintesencja


Moby thesaurus: axiom, axis, bench mark, bilge, blain, bleb, blister, blob, boss, bow, bubble, bulb, bulge, bulla, bump, bunch, burl, button, cahot, cardinal point ... show more.

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