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cardinal

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  • adjimportant, key
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Synonyms for cardinal

adj important, key
  • overriding
  • basic
  • central
  • chief
  • essential
  • first
  • fundamental
  • leading
  • main
  • primary
  • prime
  • principal
  • ruling
  • basal
  • constitutive
  • foremost
  • greatest
  • highest
  • indispensable
  • overruling
  • paramount
  • pivotal
  • preeminent
  • vital

Antonyms for cardinal

  • additional
  • auxiliary
  • extra
  • inessential
  • inferior
  • last
  • least
  • minor
  • nonessential
  • outside
  • peripheral
  • secondary
  • subordinate
  • trivial
  • unimportant
  • unnecessary
  • insignificant
  • negligible
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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bottom line

adjective. of key importance
  • cardinal
  • critical
  • crucial
  • essential
  • fundamental
  • important
  • indispensable
  • necessary
  • underlying
  • vital

cape

noun. sleeveless coat

capital

adjective. main, essential

central

adjective. main, principal; in the middle

chief

adjective. most important, essential

chiefest

adjective. most important, essential
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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