Synonyms and Antonyms of cynosure
1 a guiding or motivating purpose or principle with an unwavering commitment to equal rights for all as his only cynosure Synonyms of cynosure compass, direction, focus, lodestar (also loadstar), polestarWords Related to cynosure benchmark, criterion, grade, mark, measure, par, standard, touchstone, yardstick; aim, ambition, aspiration, dream, goal, intention, object, objective, purpose, target
2 a thing or place that is of greatest importance to an activity or interest that company is the cynosure for anyone wishing to make it in the music business Synonyms of cynosure axis, base, capital, central, core, center, epicenter, eye, focus, ground zero, heart, hub, locus, mecca, navel, nerve center, nexus, nucleus, omphalos, seatWords Related to cynosure headquarters; happy hunting ground, hive, hotbed, hot spot, playground, playland; kernel, nub, pith; deep, thick; essence, quintessence, soul; attraction, lodestone (also loadstone), magnet, polestar
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