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Cynosure

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Meaning
Object of general attention; person or thing that is a center of attention

Synonyms:
Ace, Hotshot, Luminary, Personage

Antonyms:
Nobody, Ordinary

Cynosure
Curmudgeon

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Churlish, miserly individual; bad-tempered old person

Synonyms:
Bellyacher, Crab, Crank, Malcontent

Antonyms:
Release, Block

Curmudgeon
Culvert

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Meaning
Artificial channel for water; drain crossing under a road

Synonyms:
Ditch, Conduit, Duct, Gutter

Antonyms:
Bulge, Cessation

Culvert
Culmination

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Meaning
Highest point; climax

Synonyms:
Conclusion, Climax, Zenith, Peak

Antonyms:
Beginning, Start

Culmination
Crypt

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Meaning
Secret recess or vault usually used for burial; underground room (under a church)

Synonyms:
Catacomb, Cave, Chamber, Grave

Antonyms:
Agitated, Trivial

Crypt
Crux

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Essential or main point

Synonyms:
Body, Core, Essence, Heart

Antonyms:
Trivia, Minutiae

Crux
Crotchety

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(of someone old) eccentric; odd; whimsical; bad-tempered; n. Crotchet: odd or whimsical notion

Synonyms:
Bearish, Cantankerous, Grumpy, Peevish

Antonyms:
Cheerful, Pleasant

Crotchety
Crone

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Hag; ugly old woman

Synonyms:
Bedlam, Hag, Old Woman, Ugly

Antonyms:
Beautiful, Pleasing

Crone
Crinkle

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Wrinkle

Synonyms:
Coil, Curl, Fold, Crumple

Antonyms:
Straighten, Untwist

Crinkle
Cringe

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Meaning
Shrink back as if in fear; cower

Synonyms:
Blench, Dodge, Tremble, Quail

Antonyms:
Come Forward, Forge

Cringe