Vocabulary Builder

Vocabulary Builder

    Improve Your Writing

  • Boost your vocabulary
  • See words in the context of real sentences
  • Learn by association and by definition
  • Master a new lexicon!

Get Started Below

Vocabulary Word

Word: cynosure

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


Sentences Containing 'cynosure'

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!
I never chanced to see its kind in any market; it would be the cynosure of all eyes there.

More Vocab Words

::: pulpit - raised platform used in preaching (in a church)
::: overbearing - bossy; domineering and arrogant; decisively important; Ex. overbearing manner/importance; V. overbear: dominate
::: aboriginal - being the first of its kind in a region; primitive; native; indigenous; N. aborigine
::: dissertation - formal essay; treatise
::: sentient - capable of sensation and conscious; aware; sensitive; Ex. sentient creature; N. sentience
::: obloquy - slander; disgrace; infamy
::: fallible - liable to err
::: reciprocal - mutual; given and received in return; exchangeable; interacting; Ex. reciprocal trade agreement
::: cumulative - growing by addition; accumulative
::: appreciate - be thankful for; increase in worth; be thoroughly conscious of; ADJ. appreciable: enough to be felt; Ex. appreciable difference