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 for understructure
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: lowest support of a structure; "it was built on a base of
           solid rock"; "he stood at the foot of the tower" [syn:
           foundation, base, fundament, foot, groundwork,
           substructure, understructure]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  41 Moby Thesaurus words for "understructure":
     base, basement, basis, bearing wall, bed, bedding, bedrock, bottom,
     floor, flooring, fond, footing, foundation, fundament, fundamental,
     ground, grounds, groundwork, hardpan, infrastructure, pavement,
     principle, radical, riprap, rock bottom, rudiment, seat, sill,
     solid ground, solid rock, stereobate, stylobate, substratum,
     substruction, substructure, terra firma, underbuilding,
     undercarriage, undergirding, underpinning, understruction

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