GRE Word List


the northern constellation Ursa Minor

The meaning of the word cynosure is the northern constellation Ursa Minor.

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skirmisha minor fight in war usually incidental to larger movements
enticeto attract artfully or adroitly or by arousing hope or desire : tempt
riderone that rides
patrimonyan estate inherited from one's father or ancestor
internecineof, relating to, or involving conflict within a group
stultifyto have a dulling or inhibiting effect on
inklinga slight knowledge or vague notion
jaundicedaffected with or as if with jaundice
grievancea cause of distress (such as an unsatisfactory working condition) felt to afford reason for complaint or resistance
benefactorsomeone or something that provides help or an advantage : one that confers a benefit