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synonyms for cynosure

  • figure
  • hero
  • luminary
  • personage
  • personality
  • someone
  • star
  • superstar
  • VIP
  • ace
  • bigwig
  • heavyweight
  • hotshot
  • immortal
  • lion
  • magnate
  • mahatma
  • name
  • notable
  • somebody
  • worthy
  • big cheese
  • big deal
  • big gun
  • big name
  • big shot
  • big stuff
  • celeb
  • famous person
  • major leaguer
  • the cheese

antonyms for cynosure

MOST RELEVANT
  • commoner
  • nobody
  • nonentity
  • unknown
  • obscurity
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    How to use cynosure in a sentence

    As the pairs gradually dropped out, Haggard and his partner became the cynosure of every eye.
    THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
    The cynosure of the inner circle is personal piety, combined with a “penny a week and a shilling a quarter.”
    OUR CHURCHES AND CHAPELSATTICUS
    No one else could sit at such perfect ease, the cynosure of so many eyes.
    THE VARMINTOWEN JOHNSON
    This, naturally, greatly increased our comfort, since we became at once the cynosure (as the learned would say) of every eye.
    ADVENTURES AND ENTHUSIASMSE. V. LUCAS
    They were the cynosure of the entire room as they went up the carpeted steps of the dais and knelt before the king.
    THE LAND OF THE CHANGING SUNWILLIAM N. HARBEN
    He had seen her more than once at the receptions of Mrs. Neuchatel, where, as indeed in every place, she was the cynosure.
    ENDYMIONBENJAMIN DISRAELI
    The two women came down the steps, the cynosure of a good many eyes, the two most beautiful women in the Casino.
    MR. GREX OF MONTE CARLOE. PHILLIPS OPPENHEIM
    She looked supremely beautiful that day, and was, as she deserved to be, the cynosure of all eyes.
    THE SORROWS OF SATANMARIE CORELLI
    Man no longer the centre and cynosure of creation, but, as it were, an insect crawling on the surface of this little speck!
    PIONEERS OF SCIENCEOLIVER LODGE
    For a few minutes he said nothing, watching in silence the proud beauty who was the cynosure of every eye on deck.
    BY RIGHT OF CONQUESTARTHUR HORNBLOW
    SYNONYM OF THE DAY
    OCTOBER 26, 1985
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    WORDS RELATED TO CYNOSURE

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