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  Definition of Mainstay
  1. the forestay that braces the mainmast
  2. 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"
  3. a prominent supporter; "he is a pillar of the community"
Similar Words: anchor, keystone, backbone, linchpin, lynchpin, pillar

 

Derivational Morphology: anchor, ground

 

 
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