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Center of attention   /sˈɛntər əv ətˈɛnʃən/   Listen
Center of attention

The object upon which interest and attention focuses.  Synonyms: center, centre, centre of attention.

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"Center of attention" Quotes from Famous Books

... interested circle. As the brother of a woman of property, he had acquired a certain vicarious importance in the last few weeks. Information as to what Persis was doing, or about to do, was sought eagerly in all directions, and Joel's vanity was flattered at finding himself the center of attention, even though in his heart he was well ...
— Other People's Business - The Romantic Career of the Practical Miss Dale • Harriet L. Smith

Words linked to "Center of attention" :   cynosure, object, center, centre, crosshairs, conversation piece, eye-catcher

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