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beacon

noun

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something that provides illumination
  • the floodlit skyscraper is one of the city's most beloved nighttime beacons

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beacon

verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of beacon (Entry 2 of 2)

to supply with light
  • a lone lighthouse beacons the entrance to the island's only harbor

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The first known use of beacon was in the 14th century

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“Beacon.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/beacon. Accessed 28 Sep. 2020.

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