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Main Entry: point
Synonyms:
L, Thule, Ultima Thule, abode, accent, accentuate, ace, acerbity, acidity, acme, acridity, acrimony, aculeate, aculeus, acuminate, acumination, address, advance guard, advantage, affective meaning, aim, aim at, airhead, allude to, ambition, amount, analyze, ancestor, angle, animus, announcer, antecedent, antler, apex, apogee, applicability, applicable, application, apposite, appropriate,
 
Main Entry: beside the point
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adrift, amiss, astray, below the mark, beside the mark, beside the question, bootlessly, extraneous, extrinsic, far from it, fruitlessly, immaterial, impertinent, in vain, inadmissible, inapplicable, inapposite, inappropriate, incidental, inconsequent, irrelative, irrelevant, nihil ad rem, nonessential, not at issue, off the subject, out-of-the-way, parenthetical, to no purpose, unessential, vainly
 
Main Entry: breaking point
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bloat, bloating, distension, extreme tension, inflation, overdistension, overdrawing, overexpansion, overextension, overstrain, overstraining, overstretching, snapping point, strain, straining, stretch, stretching, swelling, tension
 
Main Entry: case in point
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Main Entry: critical point
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bench mark, cardinal point, chief thing, climacteric, climax, clutch, convergence of events, core, cornerstone, crisis, critical juncture, crossroads, crucial period, crunch, crux, emergency, essence, essential, essential matter, exigency, extremity, fundamental, gist, gravamen, great point, heart, high point, hinge, important thing, issue, kernel, keystone, landmark, main point, main thing, material point, meat, milestone, nub, pass, pinch, pith, pivot, push, real issue, rub, salient point, sine qua non, strait, substance, substantive point, the bottom line, the point, turn, turning point
 
Main Entry: freezing point
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absolute zero, algidity, bitterness, bleakness, boiling point, briskness, chill, chilliness, cold, coldness, cool, coolness, coolth, crispness, cryogenics, cryology, decrease in temperature, dew point, freshness, frigidity, frostiness, gelidity, iciness, inclemency, intense cold, keenness, low temperature, melting point, nip, nippiness, rawness, recalescence point, rigor, severity, sharp air, sharpness, temperature, zero
 
Main Entry: main point
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basis, bench mark, burden, cardinal point, case, chapter, chief thing, climax, concern, core, cornerstone, crisis, critical point, crux, essence, essential, essential matter, focus of attention, focus of interest, fundamental, gist, gravamen, great point, head, heading, heart, high point, important thing, issue, kernel, keystone, landmark, living issue, main thing, material point, matter, matter in hand, meat, milestone, motif, motive, nub, pith, pivot, point, point at issue, point in question, problem, question, real issue, recap, recapitulation, resume, rubric, run-through, rundown, salient point, sine qua non, subject, subject matter, subject of thought, substance, substantive point, sum, sum and substance, summary, summation, text, the bottom line, the point, theme, topic, turning point
 
Main Entry: make a point of
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attach a condition, conclude, condition, contend for, decide, determine, fight for, fix, have a catch, have a joker, insist upon, make conditional, make contingent, purpose, resolve, seal, settle, stickle for, stipulate, stipulate for, strive for, struggle for, take a resolution, vie for, will
 
Main Entry: moot point
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bone of contention, catechism, cross-interrogatory, cross-question, debating point, demand, feeler, inquiry, interrogation, interrogative, interrogatory, issue, leader, leading question, point at issue, point in question, problem, query, question, question at issue, question mark, quodlibet, topic, trial balloon, vexed question
 
Main Entry: point at
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address to, advert to, aim, aim at, allude to, be taken as, bend, bring to attention, bring to notice, call attention to, cite, denominate, denote, deride, designate, determine, direct, direct attention to, direct to, directionize, emblematize, figure, finger, fix, fix on, focus on, grin at, hold in derision, hold on, laugh at, laugh to scorn, level at, make fun of, make game of, make merry with, mention, name, pan, pick out, pillory, point, point out, point to, poke fun at, present, put one on, rag, razz, refer to, ride, ridicule, roast, select, set, sight on, smile at, snicker at, snigger at, specify, stand for, stigmatize, symbol, symbolize, touch on, train, train upon, turn, turn upon, typify
 
Main Entry: point of view
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Anschauung, angle, angle of vision, approach, assumption, attitude, basis, belief, climate of opinion, coign of vantage, common belief, community sentiment, conceit, concept, conception, conclusion, consensus gentium, consideration, doctrine, estimate, estimation, ethos, eye, feeling, footing, frame of reference, framework, general belief, idea, impression, judgment, light, lights, mental outlook, mind, mystique, notion, observation, opinion, orientation, outlook, personal judgment, perspective, place, popular belief, position, posture, presumption, prevailing belief, principle, public belief, public opinion, reaction, reference system, regard, respect, sentiment, side, sight, situation, slant, stance, stand, standpoint, system, theory, thinking, thought, universe, vantage, vantage point, view, viewpoint, way of thinking
 
Main Entry: point out
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address to, advert, advert to, allude, allude to, assign, be taken as, bring to attention, bring to notice, bring up, call attention to, cite, conduct to, denominate, denote, designate, determine, direct attention to, direct to, emblematize, figure, finger, fix, focus on, indicate, lead to, mark, mention, name, pick out, pin down, point at, point out to, point the way, point to, put right, refer to, select, set, set right, set straight, show, show the way, signify, specialize, specify, stand for, state, steer, stigmatize, stipulate, symbol, symbolize, touch on, typify
 
Main Entry: point to
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account for, accredit with, accrete to, acknowledge, address to, advert to, aim, aim at, allude to, apply to, approve, argue, ascribe to, assign to, attach to, attest, attribute to, augur, be taken as, bend, bend to, bespeak, betoken, bias, blame, blame for, blame on, breathe, bring home to, bring to attention, bring to notice, call attention to, charge on, charge to, cite, conduce, confess, connect with, connote, contribute, credit with, demonstrate, denominate, denote, designate, determine, direct, direct attention to, direct to, directionize, display, dispose, divine, emblematize, evidence, evince, exhibit, express, fasten upon, father upon, figure, finger, fix, fix on, fix upon, focus on, foretoken, furnish evidence, give indication of, go, go to show, hang on, have a tendency, head, hint, hold on, illustrate, imply, impute to, incline, indicate, involve, lay to, lead, lean, level at, look to, manifest, mark, mean, mention, name, pick out, pin on, pinpoint, place upon, point, point at, point out, prefigure, preindicate, present, presign, presignal, presignify, pretypify, redound to, refer to, saddle on, saddle with, select, serve, set, set down to, set forth, set toward, settle upon, show, show a tendency, show signs of, sight on, signalize, signify, speak for itself, speak volumes, specify, spell, stand for, stigmatize, suggest, symbol, symbolize, symptomatize, tell, tend, tend to show, token, touch on, train, train upon, trend, turn, turn upon, typify, verge, warp, work toward
 
Main Entry: point up
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accent, accentuate, belabor, dwell on, emphasize, give emphasis to, harp on, highlight, italicize, overaccentuate, overemphasize, overstress, place emphasis on, punctuate, rub in, spotlight, star, stress, underline, underscore
 
Main Entry: point-blank
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absolutely, dead, definitely, directly, even, exactly, expressly, faithfully, flush, full, in all respects, in every respect, in plain English, in plain words, ipsissimis verbis, just, kerplunk, literally, literatim, matter-of-factly, naturally, plainly, plop, plumb, plump, plunk, positively, precisely, right, rigidly, rigorously, simply, smack-dab, smack, spang, square, squarely, straight, strictly, to the letter, to the point, unaffectedly, undeviatingly, unerringly, verbally, verbatim, verbatim et litteratim, word by word, word for word
 
Main Entry: point-blank
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abrupt, abruptly, blunt, bluntly, candidly, categorical, categorically, close, direct, directly, downright, explicit, explicitly, flat, flatly, frankly, nearby, openly, outright, plainly, right away, short, straight, straightforward, to the point, unalloyed, uncompromising, uncompromisingly, unmitigated, unreserved, unreservedly
 
Main Entry: saturation point
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activity, amplitude, artificial radioactivity, bellyful, congestion, contamination, curiage, decontamination, engorgement, fallout, fill, flood tide, full, fullness, glut, half-life, high tide, high water, impletion, more than enough, natural radioactivity, nuclear radiation, overfullness, plenitude, plethora, radiant energy, radiation, radioactive radiation, radioactivity, radiocarbon dating, radiolucency, radiopacity, radiosensibility, radiosensitivity, repletion, satiation, satiety, satisfaction, saturatedness, saturation, skinful, snootful, specific activity, spring tide, supersaturation, surfeit
 
Main Entry: starting point
Synonyms:
A, alpha, base, basis, beginning, blast-off, border line, bound, boundary, boundary condition, boundary line, bourn, break boundary, breakoff point, ceiling, circumscription, commencement, compass, confine, creation, cutoff, cutoff point, cutting edge, dawn, deadline, delimitation, determinant, division line, edge, end, establishment, extremity, finish, floor, flying start, foundation, fresh start, frontier, hedge, high-water mark, institution, interface, jump-off, kick-off, leading edge, limen, limit, limitation, limiting factor, line, line of demarcation, line of departure, low-water mark, lower limit, march, mark, mete, new departure, oncoming, onset, opening, origin, origination, outbreak, outset, point of departure, port of embarkation, running start, send-off, setting-up, setting in motion, square one, start-off, start, starting gate, starting line, starting place, starting post, take-off, takeoff, target date, term, terminal date, terminus, threshold, time allotment, upper limit
 
Main Entry: strong point
Synonyms:
ability, acropolis, area, bag, bastion, beachhead, blockhouse, bridgehead, bump, bunker, caliber, capability, capacity, castle, citadel, cogency, cup of tea, donjon, dower, dowry, endowment, equipment, faculty, fasthold, fastness, field, flair, fort, forte, fortress, garrison, garrison house, genius, gift, good reason, good reasoning, hold, instinct, ironclad reasoning, keep, knockdown argument, line, long suit, main interest, makings, manner, martello, martello tower, metier, mote, motte, natural endowment, natural gift, parts, peel, peel tower, pet subject, pillbox, post, potential, power, powers, pursuit, qualification, rath, right thinking, safehold, sound evidence, sound reasoning, specialism, speciality, specialization, specialty, strong argument, strong flair, stronghold, style, talent, talents, technicality, the goods, the stuff, thing, tower, tower of strength, type, vocation, ward, way, weakness, what it takes
 
Main Entry: to the point
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Spartan, a propos, abbreviated, abridged, ad rem, adapted, admissible, aposiopestic, appertaining, applicable, applying, apposite, appropriate, apropos, apt, becoming, befitting, belonging, brief, brusque, clipped, close, compact, compendious, compressed, concise, condensed, contracted, crisp, curt, cut, docked, dovetailing, elliptic, epigrammatic, felicitous, fit, fitted, fitting, geared, germane, gnomic, happy, in plain English, in plain words, in point, involving, just right, laconic, likely, material, matter-of-factly, meshing, naturally, on the button, opportune, pat, pertaining, pertinent, pithy, plainly, point-blank, pointed, pruned, qualified, relevant, reserved, right, seasonable, sententious, short, short and sweet, shortened, simply, sortable, succinct, suitable, suited, suiting, summary, synopsized, taciturn, tailored, terse, tight, to the purpose, truncated, unaffectedly
 
Main Entry: turning point
Synonyms:
bench mark, cardinal point, chief thing, climacteric, climax, clutch, contingency, convergence of events, core, cornerstone, crisis, critical juncture, critical point, crossroads, crucial period, crunch, crux, culmination, emergency, essence, essential, essential matter, exigency, extremity, fundamental, gist, gravamen, great point, heart, high point, hinge, important thing, issue, kernel, keystone, landmark, main point, main thing, material point, meat, milestone, moment of truth, nub, pass, peak, pinch, pith, pivot, push, real issue, rub, salient point, sine qua non, strait, substance, substantive point, the bottom line, the point, turn, zero hour
 
Main Entry: weak point
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argument, argument by analogy, argumentum ad baculum, argumentum ad captandum, argumentum ad hominem, assailability, bad case, bad habit, begging the question, besetting sin, blemish, bug, catch, chink, circular argument, claptrap, crack, crowd-pleasing argument, defect, defection, deficiency, drawback, empty words, failing, failure, fallacy, fault, faute, feet of clay, flaw, foible, formal fallacy, frailty, heel of Achilles, hole, hysteron proteron, imperfection, inadequacy, infirmity, insincere argument, kink, little problem, logical fallacy, material fallacy, mere rhetoric, moonshine, moral flaw, non sequitur, paralogism, penetrability, petitio principii, philosophism, pregnability, problem, pseudosyllogism, rift, shortcoming, snag, soft spot, solecism, something missing, sophism, sophistry, taint, verbal fallacy, vice, vincibility, vulnerability, vulnerable place, vulnerable point, weak link, weak side, weakness
 

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