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The Senate in recent years has been known more as a legislative bottleneck than a fount of achievement.
THE GREAT KIBITZER: HOW CHUCK SCHUMER GOT THE SENATE MOVING AGAINMOLLY BALLSEPTEMBER 2, 2021TIME
O for a soda-fount spouting up boldlyFrom every hot lamp-post against the hot sky!
THE BOOK OF HUMOROUS VERSEVARIOUS
Now armed mobs fought around the temple each day and a new band of priests guarded the sacred fount.
THE REPAIRMANHARRY HARRISON
But the fount of inspiration, the source of temporary elation and strength, had not been exhausted by Prometheus.
THE LIFE AND LETTERS OF MARY WOLLSTONECRAFT SHELLEY, VOLUME I (OF 2)FLORENCE A. THOMAS MARSHALL
He opened the fount of Castalia, hidden by wild branches, and cleared the grove of laurels of thorns.
GIOVANNI BOCCACCIO, A BIOGRAPHICAL STUDYEDWARD HUTTON
Mayo had been a man of the open—of wide horizons, drinking from the fount of all the air under the heavens.
BLOW THE MAN DOWNHOLMAN DAY
One can't be too literal in dealing with the War Office, that notorious fount of clear and orderly diction.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOL. 156, APRIL 9, 1919VARIOUS
Honourable will fiction (and the drama) then appear; honourable, a fount of life, an aid to life, quick with our blood.
THE ENGLISH STAGEAUGUSTIN FILON
And having got at him she held him, a bloodless spirit, a bodiless essence, in the fount of healing.
THE FLAW IN THE CRYSTALMAY SINCLAIR
He had no lawful name; none knew if sponsors had ever stood security for his sins at the sacred fount.
LUCRETIA, COMPLETEEDWARD BULWER-LYTTON
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO FOUNT

  • abyss
  • bore
  • chasm
  • depression
  • derivation
  • fount
  • fountain
  • fountainhead
  • geyser
  • hole
  • inception
  • mine
  • mouth
  • origin
  • pit
  • pool
  • repository
  • reservoir
  • root
  • shaft
  • source
  • spa
  • spout
  • spring
  • springs
  • watering place
  • wellspring
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