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Synonyms of 'nucleus'

(noun) 
Definition
a centre of growth or development
The movement could become the nucleus of a new political party.
Synonyms
centre
A large wooden table dominates the centre of the room.
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heart
The heart of the problem is supply and demand.
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focus
The children are the focus of her life.
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core
He has the ability to get straight to the core of a problem.
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pivot
A large group of watercolours forms the pivot of the exhibition.
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kernel
the kernel of his message
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nub
That, I think, is the nub of the problem.

Additional synonyms

in the sense of core
Definition
the central or essential part of something
He has the ability to get straight to the core of a problem.
in the sense of focus
Definition
a point of convergence of light or sound waves, or a point from which they appear to diverge
The children are the focus of her life.
Synonyms
focal point,
central point,
bull's eye,
centre of attraction,
centre of activity,
cynosure (literary)
in the sense of heart
Definition
the most central part or important part
The heart of the problem is supply and demand.
Synonyms

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