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It is a spy series at its core, but you guys never really pull from the headlines.

Another read: “We need leaders who will stand against Common Core.”

A soldier in the service of ideals and aspirations that formed his core.

Some of them would open up deep splits in core Democratic constituencies.

Politicians who openly associated with Duke, or his hard-core associates, did so at their own risk.

But Harris, exhausted and shaken as he was to the very core, paced by his side, only half listening.

In moments of utter bereavement who has not felt, to the heart's core, the tender attachment of a faithful dog?

It was one of the conservative sheets, comic-less, reactionary Republican to the core.

The measure of oil also, a bate of oil is the tenth part of a core: and ten bates make a core: for ten bates fill a core.

She peered at first into Um's room for there, indeed, lay the core of old Mata's heart.


On this page you'll find 115 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to core, such as: basis, body, bottom line, crux, essence, and focus.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.