Day-194 (Cynosure)

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Word:
               Cynosure

Status:
               Noun

Meaning:
               A person or thing that attracts a lot of attention or interest.

Sentences:
1) He had an unwavering commitment to equal rights as the organization's sole cynosure.
2) The company is the cynosure for anyone wanting to make it big in the music industry.

Origin:
              Middle French and Latin; Middle French Ursa Minor, guide from Latin cysonura Ursa Minor, from Greek kynosura, from lynos ora literally meaning 'dog's tail'.

First use:
               1565

Synonyms:
                compass, direction, polestar

Antonyms:
                uninteresting, unattractive.

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