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wellsprings

noun
plural of wellspring

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1 a point or place at which something is invented or provided
  • the nation's colleges and universities were a wellspring for political activism and unrest

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2 an abundant source
  • a gossip who is a wellspring of juicy information about the latest goings-on around town

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“Wellsprings.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/wellsprings. Accessed 31 Oct. 2020.

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