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cynosure

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1 cynosure

Something that provides guidance (as Polaris guides mariners).

Roget 550: indication; symbolism, symbolization; semiology, semiotics, semeiology, semeiotics; Zeitgeist.    [means of recognition: property] characteristic, diagnostic; lineament, feature, ... meer laten zien

Roget 693: direction; management, managery; government, gubernation, conduct, legislation, regulation, guidance; bossism [U.S.]; legislature; steerage, pilotage; ... meer laten zien

Roget 873: distinction, mark, name, figure; repute, reputation; good repute, high repute; note, notability, notoriety, eclat, the bubble reputation" [As You Like It], ... meer laten zien



2 cynosure

Something that strongly attracts attention and admiration.


Moby betekeniswoordenboek: North Star, Polaris, acme, adductor, apotheosis, attractant, attrahent, beau ideal, best type, big name, celebrity, center, center of attraction, center of consciousness, center of interest, constellation, ego ideal, figure, focal point, focus ... meer laten zien.

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