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  • the part of a network that connects other networks together
    • the backbone is the part of a communication network that carries the heaviest traffic
  • the part of a book's cover that encloses the inner side of the book's pages and that faces outward when the book is shelved
    • the title and author were printed on the spine of the book
  • the series of vertebrae forming the axis of the skeleton and protecting the spinal cord
    • the fall broke his back
  • fortitude and determination
    • he didn't have the guts to try it
  • a central cohesive source of support and stability
    • faith is his anchor
    • the keystone of campaign reform was the ban on soft money
    • he is the linchpin of this firm
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