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Still, there is a substratum of truth in the dirty monk's philosophy, as you'll find out before you are much older.
THE EVERLASTING ARMSJOSEPH HOCKING
A substratum of the oldest faith of the land has survived all the changes of seven thousand years.
THE CRADLE OF MANKINDW.A. WIGRAM
Beneath Verinder's bland manner there lurked a substratum of triumph.
THE HIGHGRADERWILLIAM MACLEOD RAINE
"There may always be a substratum of friendship," she argued.
TRISTRAM OF BLENTANTHONY HOPE
Miracles are the substratum of the foundation underlying our faith.
AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF FRANK G. ALLEN, MINISTER OF THE GOSPELFRANK G. ALLEN
This substratum is matter, which in its purity is not affected with any quality or form, of which it is the seat and residence.
A HISTORY OF MEDIAEVAL JEWISH PHILOSOPHYISAAC HUSIK
A desert is a tract with a dry substratum and dry air, great heat during some part of the year, and bright sunshine.
THE PANJAB, NORTH-WEST FRONTIER PROVINCE, AND KASHMIRSIR JAMES MCCRONE DOUIE
It is an "unconscious substratum" which in the crowd becomes uppermost, dominating over the unique personal consciousness.
THE BEHAVIOR OF CROWDSEVERETT DEAN MARTIN
This substratum of the population does at the moment of revolution become a dangerous mob.
THE BEHAVIOR OF CROWDSEVERETT DEAN MARTIN
Herbert Spencer's views, like every other man's views, could not have existed without the substratum laid by his predecessors.
GEORGE ELIOT'S LIFE, VOL. I (OF 3)GEORGE ELIOT
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WORDS RELATED TO SUBSTRATUM

  • base
  • basement
  • basis
  • bed
  • bedrock
  • belly
  • deepest part
  • depths
  • floor
  • foot
  • footing
  • ground
  • groundwork
  • lowest part
  • nadir
  • nether portion
  • pedestal
  • pediment
  • rest
  • seat
  • sole
  • substratum
  • substructure
  • support
  • terra firma
  • underbelly
  • underneath
  • underside
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