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  Words related to linchpin

Related / Similar Words: lynchpin, anchor, mainstay, keystone, backbone

 

Definition:
  • pin inserted through an axletree to hold a wheel on;
  • 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";

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    Derivational Morphology: anchor, ground

     

     
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