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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Solid construction or other support below a wall or building.

Usage examples (37)
  • Noun : to uncover the emotional underpinnings of an illness
  • I enjoyed that the supernatural threat had biblical underpinnings, which is always a plus in my book.
  • So you know, I like the excitement and I like the sort of people - to-people thing and the kind of underpinnings of it, the emotional underpinnings.
  • Are you brave enough to wear your "underpinnings" outdoors? for more
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