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1‘the arches were supported on massive columns’
pillar, post, pole, support, upright, vertical, baluster, pier, pile, piling, pilaster, stanchion, standard, prop, buttress
rod, shaft, leg, mast, tower, pylon
technical newel, caryatid, telamon, herm
2‘he writes a weekly column in a Sunday paper’
article, item, story, report, account, write-up, feature, essay, composition, study, review, criticism, critique, notice, commentary, editorial, leader
British informal crit
3‘we walked in a column’
line, file, queue, procession, rank, row, string, chain, train, trail, progression, succession, cavalcade, parade, motorcade, carcade, cortège, convoy
British march past
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