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North Star

noun as in polaris

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Example Sentences

The Statue of Liberty would serve as the north star of our behavior.

A growing economy that creates good, middle-class jobs – that must be the North Star that guides our efforts.

Paul has been campaigning heavily in the North Star State, and is hoping to take advantage of its quirky libertarian streak.

The Persian Boy By Mary Renault This is my North Star of historical fiction.

This North Star approach to the presidency is classic and deeply pragmatic.

A somewhat similar homage is also paid to the moon; and they always bury their dead facing towards the north star.

He is of Massachusetts, and too near the north star to be reached by the honorable gentleman's telescope.

There was nothing for me to do except to keep a good look out and the north star just behind my right hand.

His temple,197 situated on the summit of a small hill, was erected in honour of the North star.

"And a partner as deep as the North Star," said Sam, taking up the cup and finishing the little that remained.


On this page you'll find 5 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to North Star, such as: cynosure, guiding star, lodestar, polar star, and polestar.

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