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synonyms for wellspring

  • aquifer
  • beginning
  • fountainhead
  • origin
  • root
  • source

antonyms for wellspring

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  • completion
  • conclusion
  • effect
  • end
  • goal
  • outcome
  • result
  • termination
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The dynamic interplay of task automation, innovation, and new work creation, while always disruptive, is a primary wellspring of rising productivity.
THE WORK OF THE FUTUREDAVID AUTOR, DAVID A. MINDELL, AND ELISABETH B. REYNOLDSDECEMBER 17, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
Skeptics might question the conceit that a lost memo is the wellspring for what Wallace Stegner would call “the best idea we ever had,” and indeed the thread is thin at first.
HOW DID OUR NATIONAL PARKS COME TO BE? A NEW BOOK EXPLORES THEIR ROCKY START.JOHN TALIAFERROOCTOBER 29, 2021WASHINGTON POST
That country, where these paintings were exhibited in 2018, also seems to be the wellspring of the artist’s imagery.
IN THE GALLERIES: IMAGES FOCUS ON THE FUTURE OF THE PLANETMARK JENKINSMAY 28, 2021WASHINGTON POST
As Brooks has written, “The wellspring of all questions is wonder and curiosity and a capacity for delight.”
AFTER A YEAR OF COVID LIFE, WE’VE RUN OUT OF THINGS TO TALK ABOUT. TRY THESE CONVERSATION TIPS.GALADRIEL WATSONMARCH 25, 2021WASHINGTON POST
It’s another to be responsible for the entire meal yourself, with Wi-Fi as your only link to that wellspring of knowledge.
MULTICULTURAL COOKING CLASSES OFFER UP SOMETHING TASTY ON ZOOMBY MAX FALKOWITZ/SAVEURDECEMBER 11, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
Holy men have a wellspring of pity in their hearts, to which ordinary men are total strangers.
THE EXPOSITOR'S BIBLE: THE EPISTLE TO THE HEBREWSTHOMAS CHARLES EDWARDS
She could dam up the wellspring of her impulses, walk steadfast along the accustomed ways.
BIG TIMBERBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
The famous Minerva press was the first mighty wellspring whence gushed the broad and rapid torrent of cheap fiction.
THE CONTINENTAL MONTHLY, VOL III, ISSUE VI, JUNE, 1863VARIOUS
The Sclav race is a rich poetic wellspring, but it depends upon what one means by poetry.
RUSSIA: ITS PEOPLE AND ITS LITERATUREEMILIA PARDO BAZÁN
Like a Strong Silent Man he held in that wellspring of champagne and mercury until many many years later.
MODERN ESSAYSJOHN MACY
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO WELLSPRING

  • babyhood
  • beginning
  • birthplace
  • fount
  • fountain
  • fountainhead
  • infancy
  • nativity
  • nursery
  • origin
  • source
  • spring
  • ultimate cause
  • wellspring
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