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The dictified word of the day is : cynosure

Cynosure \Cy"no*sure\ (s?"n?-sh?r or s?n"?-sh?r; 277), n. [L. Cynosura theconstellation Cynosure, Gr. ????? 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 mariners and travelers were often directed. 2. That which serves to direct. --Southey. 3. Anything to which attention is strongly turned; a center of attraction. Where perhaps some beauty lies, The cynosure of neighboring eyes. --Milton. web1913
cynosure n : something that strongly attracts attention (as the north star attracts mariners); "let faith be your cynosure to walk by" wn

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