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Synonyms of pillar in English:


  • 1 eight stone pillars supported a dome
    column, post, pole, support, upright, vertical, baluster, pier, pile, piling, pilaster, stanchion, standard, prop, buttress;
    rod, shaft, leg, mast, tower, pylon;
    obelisk, monolith
    technical newel, caryatid, telamon, herm
  • 2 he was a pillar of his local community
    stalwart, mainstay, strength, tower of strength, bastion, rock;
    leading light, worthy, backbone, support, upholder, champion, torch-bearer
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