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Princeton's WordNet2.0 / 3 votes

  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"

    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

    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 database2.0 / 1 vote

  1. List of paraphrases for "keystone":

    cornerstone, centrepiece, geometry, key

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  1. Bernie Sanders:

    On Day 1, I said the Keystone pipeline is a dumb idea, why did it take Hillary Clinton such a long time before she came into opposition to the Keystone pipeline?

  2. Tim Scott:

    And Joe Biden has played right into his hands by killing the Keystone XL pipeline in this country and making it harder for us to use the energy we have in America right now.

  3. Matt Raymer:

    Either of Pennsylvania's leading Republican Democratic Senate candidates would represent the Keystone State better than a Democrat, but Pennsylvania law is clear that undated absentee ballots may not be counted, this is another example of the RNC's ironclad commitment to ensuring that the highest standards of transparency and security are upheld throughout the election process.

  4. Robin Rorick:

    Keystone XL's unfortunate that political obstructionism led to the termination of Keystone XL, this is a blow to U.S. energy security and a blow to the thousands of good-paying union jobs this project would have supported.

  5. Troy Stevenson:

    Thank you Gov. Wolf for your leadership and for taking bold action to protect and affirm LGBTQ young people across the Commonwealth, we urge the state legislature to pass comprehensive state-wide protections and for governors across the nation to follow the Keystone State's lead in ending this abusive practice.

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