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ˈlɪntʃˌpɪnlynch·pin

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  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, rachis, headstone, grit, sand, anchorperson, spinal column, keystone, guts, back, backbone, pillar, spine, anchor, mainstay, moxie, gumption, vertebral column

  2. linchpin, lynchpinnoun

    pin inserted through an axletree to hold a wheel on

    Synonyms:
    linchpin, keystone, mainstay, backbone, anchor

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  1. List of paraphrases for "lynchpin":

    cornerstone, shaft, angular, linchpin

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