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cornerstone


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  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  cornerstone 
  n  1:  the  fundamental  assumptions  underlying  an  explanation;  "the 
  whole  argument  rested  on  a  basis  of  conjecture"  [syn:  {basis}, 
  {base},  {foundation},  {fundament},  {groundwork}] 
  2:  a  stone  in  the  exterior  of  a  large  and  important  building; 
  usually  carved  with  a  date  and  laid  with  appropriate 
  ceremonies 
  3:  a  stone  out  the  outer  corner  of  two  intersecting  masonry 
  walls 




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