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Synonyms of 'beacon'

(noun) 
Definition
a signal fire or light on a hill or tower, used formerly as a warning of invasion
The full moon beams like a beacon in the clear sky.
Synonyms
signal
They fired three distress signals.
,
sign
His face and movements rarely betrayed any sign of nerves.
, , ,
flare
a ship which had fired a distress flare
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bonfire
,
smoke signal
,
signal fire
(noun) 
Definition
a lighthouse
a lonely beacon on the rocks
Synonyms
lighthouse
,
pharos
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watchtower

Additional synonyms

in the sense of flare
Definition
the device producing such a blaze
a ship which had fired a distress flare
in the sense of sign
Definition
a visible indication
His face and movements rarely betrayed any sign of nerves.

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