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kernel of truth


from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A core accuracy at the heart of a claim or narrative which also contains dubious or fictitious elements.


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  • But the sheer quantity made him pause and wonder if those stories about fish being so thick in the river that you could walk dry-shod on their backs might have a solid kernel of truth to them.

    Elephant in the City


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