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Word of the Week

(use it in a sentence, leave it in a comment!)

gist

[jist]

noun

the main or essential part of a matter of a speech/argument/idea.
He was speaking very fast so I didn’t understand all the details of his speech, but I did get the gist.
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This entry was published on May 26, 2012 at 11:06 and is filed under Home. Bookmark the permalink. Follow any comments here with the RSS feed for this post.

2 thoughts on “Word of the Week

  1. Eduardo on said:

    That story was very strange and a bit confused, I couldn’t get the gist.

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