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synonyms for pageant

  • celebration
  • extravaganza
  • fair
  • parade
  • procession
  • ritual
  • tableau
  • charade
  • display
  • exhibition
  • exposition
  • make-believe
  • motorcade
  • pomp
  • show
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antonyms for pageant

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  • hiding
  • reality
  • truth
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How to use pageant in a sentence

Though Willowdean, cruelly nicknamed “Dumplin’” by her mother, is comfortable in her own skin, she wants to shake up her conservative town, and spite her mother, by participating in the pageant.
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I was invited to participate in a homecoming queen pageant, which was in Atlanta.
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When she informed local pageant directors that she wanted public awareness of the disease as her issue, they winced and asked if she had a second choice.
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Arguably the most famous of these pageant winners, however, was Miss Atomic Bomb 1957, Copa showgirl Lee Merlin, who wore fluffy cotton mushroom clouds attached to the front of her swimsuit while flashing a 1,000-watt smile.
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Just like radioactive fallout, even atomic bombshell pageants and their sylphlike winners had a half-life.
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The virtuous Almahide is a fit object for the adoration of Almanzor; but her husband is a poor pageant of royalty.
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Nothing was wanting, indeed, to give the utmost possible splendour to the pageant.
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The pageant of autumn on our hills was 263 over, only an amethyst haze succeeding at sunset time.
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These various properties decked out the pageant which each Gild contributed to the common procession.
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It was a typical June day, and thousands flocked to see the pageant and to hear the greatest orator in the land.
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WORDS RELATED TO PAGEANT

  • deception
  • disguise
  • fake
  • farce
  • make-believe
  • mimicry
  • pageant
  • pantomime
  • parody
  • pretension
  • pretentiousness
  • put-on
  • travesty
  • trick
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