Cynosure

• (n.) That which serves to direct. • (n.) The constellation of the Lesser Bear, to which, as containing the polar star, the eyes of mariners and travelers were often directed. • (n.) Anything to which attention is strongly turned; a center of attraction.
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cynosure

noun something that strongly attracts attention and admiration; `if he was the cynosure of all eyes he didn`t notice`
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Cynosure

Cy'no·sure noun [ Latin Cynosura theconstellation Cynosure, Greek ............... dog's tail, the constellation Cynosure; ............, ............, dog + ............ tail. See Cynic .] 1. The constellation of the Lesser Bear, to which, as containing the polar star, the eyes of ma...
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cynosure

anything that attracts attention; object of interest
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Cynosure

Cynosure 1. The center of admiration, attention, or attraction. 2. An object that serves as a focal point of attention and admiration. 3. Someone or something acting as a guide or used for direction. 4. Etymology: from about 1596, from Middle French (c.1400-c.1600) cynosure, from Latin Cynosura; literally, 'dog's tail; the constellation (now Urs...
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cynosure

[n] - something that strongly attracts attention (as the north star attracts mariners)
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