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Synonyms of star in English:


  • 1 the sky was full of stars
    celestial body, heavenly body, sun;
  • 2 the stars of the film
    principal, leading lady/man, lead, female/male lead, hero, heroine
    [Antonyms] extra, bit player
  • 3 a star of the world of chess
    [Antonyms] nobody
  • adjective

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  • 1 a star pupil
    brilliant, talented, gifted, able, exceptional, outstanding, bright, clever, masterly, consummate, precocious, prodigious
  • 2 the star attraction
    top, leading, best, greatest, foremost, major, preeminent, champion
    [Antonyms] poor, minor
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    astral, sidereal, stellar relating to stars
    astronomy the science of stars, planets, and the universe

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