warp and woof
Synonyms and Antonyms of warp and woof
an immaterial thing upon which something else rests regards individual freedom and democracy as the warp and woof of any civilized society Synonyms of warp and woof basis, bedrock, bottom, cornerstone, footing, foundation, ground, groundwork, keystone, root, underpinning, warp, baseWords Related to warp and woof anchorage, bed, brace, bulwark, buttress, framework, infrastructure, mount, prop, shore, stay, substratum, substructure, support; assumption, justification, premise (also premiss), presumption, presupposition, rationale, supposition, theory, thesis, warrant; backbone, center, core, cornerstone, eye, focus, heart, hub, kernel, keystone, nucleus, seat; essence, quintessence, soul, touchstone
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