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synonyms for fountainhead

  • administrator
  • architect
  • author
  • builder
  • creator
  • father
  • fount
  • fountain
  • generator
  • initiator
  • leader
  • maker
  • mother
  • originator
  • spring
  • wellspring
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How to use fountainhead in a sentence

There are many excellent maps issued, but it is best to go to the fountainhead, to the publications of the Ordnance Survey.
THE CORNWALL COASTARTHUR L. SALMON
French Gothic churches are a fountainhead, and should rank first.
HOW FRANCE BUILT HER CATHEDRALSELIZABETH BOYLE O'REILLY
Your Spanish royalty is the keystone, the fountainhead, of Spanish society, is it not?
THE WOLF CUBPATRICK CASEY
But to find the supreme example of Bahai tagiya we have to go to the fountainhead.
BAHAISM AND ITS CLAIMSSAMUEL GRAHAM WILSON
I think we English folk might learn from them to put more joy into our work, that fountainhead of life and health.
THE HEALTHY LIFE, VOL. V, NOS. 24-28VARIOUS
I always wanted to get some of the ancient nectar at its fountainhead, and the road was put down as "picturesque."
THE CAR THAT WENT ABROADALBERT BIGELOW PAINE
In his own country he is the fountainhead of a wide stream of literary influences that has ever broadened as it flowed.
THE PALACE OF PLEASURE, VOLUME 1WILLIAM PAINTER
There two hundred thousand people live and fatten upon the half million devotees coming annually to the idolatrous fountainhead.
EAST OF SUEZFREDERIC COURTLAND PENFIELD
In doing this, it must be borne in mind that the rural population, always at the fountainhead of food, fared much better.
THE IRON RATIONGEORGE ABEL SCHREINER
Here is the fountainhead of truth, from which the two great streams of philosophical thought upon morals have diverged.
THE EXPOSITOR'S BIBLE: EPHESIANSG. G. FINDLAY
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO FOUNTAINHEAD

  • antecedent
  • birth
  • conception
  • egg
  • embryo
  • font
  • fount
  • fountain
  • fountainhead
  • generation
  • genesis
  • germ
  • heart
  • principle
  • resource
  • root
  • seed
  • stem
  • well
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.