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gist

gist

gist - Dictionary definition and meaning for word gist

Definition
(noun) the central meaning or theme of a speech or literary work
Synonyms : burden , core , effect , essence

Definition
(noun) the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience
Example Sentence
  • the gist of the prosecutor's argument
  • the heart and soul of the Republican Party
  • the nub of the story

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for gist

gist..sounds very similar to list.....SO your lecturer is asking you to LIST OUT THE MAIN POINTS of the paragraph.
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tell me the - guts - of your idea
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