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noun as in principal source; person who originates

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In 1949 his wife Lauren Bacall was slated to star alongside Gary Cooper in the adaptation of Rand's The Fountainhead.

To RJ Eskow of the Campaign for America's Future, his plan is " The Fountainhead meets Death Race 2000."

Pauline Kael nailed The Fountainhead, both the novel and the film made from it, as “wildly extravagant Kitsch.”

Like others, Barkan also says that hip-hop has cut into a traditional fountainhead of jazz audiences, African-Americans.

There are many excellent maps issued, but it is best to go to the fountainhead, to the publications of the Ordnance Survey.

French Gothic churches are a fountainhead, and should rank first.

Your Spanish royalty is the keystone, the fountainhead, of Spanish society, is it not?

But to find the supreme example of Bahai tagiya we have to go to the fountainhead.

I think we English folk might learn from them to put more joy into our work, that fountainhead of life and health.


On this page you'll find 32 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to fountainhead, such as: administrator, architect, author, builder, creator, and father.

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