Which word best describes a
lodestar's function: inspiration or guidance?
Etymology, Etymology, and more Etymology
as well as grammar, usage, euphemism, slang, jargon, semantics, linguistics, neologism, idiom, cant, and argot.
The critically-acclaimed board game
consists of tough questions about the nuances of the English language.
According to the COD, a star that guides a ship is a literal lodestar,
whereas a guiding principle is a figurative lodestar.
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