GRE Word List

CYNOSURE

object of general attention; person or thing that is a center of attention; CF. Ursa Minor

The meaning of the word cynosure is object of general attention; person or thing that is a center of attention; CF. Ursa Minor.

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WordMeaning
atrocitybrutal deed; ADJ. atrocious
manaclerestrain; handcuff; N.
paupervery poor person
celibateabstaining from sexual intercourse; unmarried; N. celibacy
stuporstate of being stupefied; state of apathy; daze; lack of awareness
anodynedrug that relieves pain or trouble; ΑψΕλΑ¦; opiate; ADJ. Ex. anodyne statement
apiarya place where bees are kept
indigentpoor; destitute
dissuadepersuade not to do; discourage; N. dissuasion
flusterconfuse; make nervous and confused; N.