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Synonyms for keystone
ˈkiˌstoʊnkey·stone

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. anchor, mainstay, keystone, backbone, linchpin, lynchpinnoun

    a central cohesive source of support and stability

    "faith is his anchor"; "the keystone of campaign reform was the ban on soft money"; "he is the linchpin of this firm"

    Synonyms:
    anchorman, key, linchpin, ground tackle, lynchpin, rachis, headstone, grit, sand, anchorperson, spinal column, guts, back, backbone, pillar, spine, anchor, mainstay, moxie, gumption, vertebral column

  2. keystone, key, headstonenoun

    the central building block at the top of an arch or vault

    Synonyms:
    samara, tombstone, tonality, key, backbone, paint, lynchpin, linchpin, gravestone, winder, headstone, anchor, key fruit, mainstay, cay

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  1. conerstone

    an important quality or feature on which a particular thing depends or is based. a stone that forms the base of a corner of a building, joining two walls.

    "a national minimum wage remained the cornerstone of policy"

    Submitted by Spsserves-nation-spscorp on January 5, 2020  

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "keystone":

    cornerstone, centrepiece, geometry, key

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How to use keystone in a sentence?

  1. President Barack Obama:

    By halting the Keystone Pipeline the President is eliminating an opportunity for America to be more reliant on trusted North American friends and less reliant on other places - many of whom do not respect or share our values.

  2. Bill Hagerty:

    The whole world is looking at how Putin is able to negotiate this, and what he’s able to get away with, we have authoritarians around the world, and they take this, and they see it as an opportunity because, again, lack of resolve. What we need to do right now? We need to demonstrate resolve and the best thing we could do right now is re-open the Keystone XL Pipeline, start drilling again in America, make ourselves energy independent [and] lower the price of global energy — that would take a lot of the air out of the sails of Vladimir Putin.

  3. Eric Trump:

    It’s cost thousands ofjobs ... The only person happyabout the [Keystone] XL pipeline [being canceled]is WarrenBuffett, [since]now all the fuel cango across [the country on] trains.

  4. President Barack Obama:

    Oil will still be produced in Alberta, Canada, and shipped by rail or piped elsewhere, by halting the Keystone Pipeline the President is eliminating an opportunity for America to be more reliant on trusted North American friends and less reliant on other places - many of whom do not respect or share our values.

  5. Marco Rubio:

    At the stroke of a pen, he literally put thousands upon thousands of hardworking, blue collar union members out of work, these are people that were working on Monday—that were working on Tuesday—and then the president goes into the Oval Office and signs an executive order wiping out the Keystone Pipeline and they’re out of work.


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