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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"

    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 database

  1. List of paraphrases for "keystone":

    cornerstone, centrepiece, geometry, key

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  1. Fox News:

    The race isn’t over in the states we’ve shifted to leaning Democratic, but it’s now clear that Clinton is playing from a position of strength in those states, most worrisome for Trump are the current polling trends in Pennsylvania. No Republican has won Pennsylvania since 1988. But it’s pretty hard to see a path to victory for Trump that doesn’t include a win in the Keystone State.

  2. 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.

  3. Former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley:

    I'm opposed to the Keystone pipeline, the people all have a right to hear where we stand in debates, and it's easy not to take a position if the party limits the number of debates.

  4. White House spokesman Josh Earnest:

    We are confident that the decision that was made vis-à-vis the Keystone pipeline is entirely consistent with all of our international obligations, including our obligations under NAFTA.

  5. Norman Levine:

    We are shocked that there was any value of Keystone left in TransCanada.

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    An antonym of "besotted"
    • A. stringent
    • B. indifferent
    • C. flush
    • D. affluent

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