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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
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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