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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience; A small piece; A small lump or protuberance.

Usage examples (34)
  • The nub of the story
  • A nub of coal
  • The nub is that whatever the presenter may think, people were offended - both in the talk and those who saw the slides later.
  • I hoard them, using them till the nub is so short I can’t grip it anymore. for more
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