|part of speech:
||the essential part or idea, as of an argument or written work.
I didn't understand every word of the article, but I think I got the gist.
- core, essence, heart, substance
- similar words:
- argument, crux, kernel, keynote, marrow, meat, nub, nucleus, pith, point, quiddity, quintessence, sense, short, spirit, sum, tenor, theme, thrust
||the basis for a lawsuit.
||basis, content, effect, essence, genius, hang, import, intent, intention, purport, topic, weight