Definition of cornerstone:
Synonyms for cornerstone:
innovation, fanny, staple, addition, hind end, alkali, bedrock, underpinning, priority, hindquarters, tail end, foundation, posterior, buttocks, root word, bottom, brickwork, stand, arse, pedestal, buns, grounding, butt, warp, ceiling, bay, nucleotide, tush, footing, foundation stone, backside, rear end, can, nates, balcony, origination, al-Qaeda, bag, fundament, tail, warp and woof, derriere, prat, beading, catacombs, basis, understructure, key, fundamental, starting point, base, ass, founding, institution, theme, root, bum, radix, memorial stone, rump, floor, seat, feature, al-Qaida, radical, substructure, foundation garment, tooshie, stem, al-Qa'ida, ground, instauration, rudiment, rear, over, behind, body, burning issue/question, keister, groundwork, alcove, introduction, core, foot, keystone, creation, infrastructure, home, concern, essence, element, initiation, base of operations, stern.
- "Somewhere in Red Gap", Harry Leon Wilson.
Such an equilibrium, could it once be established, would possibly continue for long periods of time, but in the end would no doubt lead to disaster; for, unless the very cornerstone of modern agricultural science is unsound, there will be ultimately a diminution of crop producing power if continuous cropping is practiced without returning to the soil a goodly portion of the elements of soil fertility taken from it.- "Dry-Farming", John A. Widtsoe.
- "The Red Acorn", John McElroy.