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 for lynchpin
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  lynchpin
      n 1: 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" [syn:
           anchor, mainstay, keystone, backbone, linchpin,
           lynchpin]
      2: pin inserted through an axletree to hold a wheel on [syn:
         linchpin, lynchpin]

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