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Word: cynosure

Definition: object of general attention; person or thing that is a center of attention; CF. Ursa Minor


Sentences Containing 'cynosure'

I never chanced to see its kind in any market; it would be the cynosure of all eyes there.
Fair be the fortunes of such a master and such a servant, the one the cynosure of knight-errantry, the other the star of squirely fidelity!

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