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synonyms for show

  • appearance
  • display
  • fair
  • pageant
  • parade
  • presentation
  • program
  • spectacle
  • array
  • expo
  • exposition
  • fanfare
  • fireworks
  • grandstand
  • manifestation
  • occurrence
  • pageantry
  • panoply
  • pomp
  • representation
  • shine
  • showboat
  • showing
  • sight
  • splash
  • view
See also synonyms for: showed / showing / shown /
  • picture
  • play
  • pageant
  • movie
  • spectacle
  • appearance
  • drama
  • production
  • act
  • comedy
  • presentation
  • film
  • flick
  • carnival
  • cinema
  • showing
  • entertainment
  • burlesque
  • motion picture
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antonyms for show

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  • dullness
  • concealment
  • hiding
  • reality
  • truth
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The noun show often indicates an external appearance that may or may not accord with actual facts: a show of modesty. Display applies to an intentionally conspicuous show: a great display of wealth. Ostentation is vain, ambitious, pretentious, or offensive display: tasteless and vulgar ostentation. Pomp suggests such a show of dignity and authority as characterizes a ceremony of state: The coronation was carried out with pomp and splendor.

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How to use show in a sentence

None other would dare to show herself unveiled to a stranger, and a white man at that.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
I shall show how it is possible thus to prolong life to the term set by God.
THE MEDIAEVAL MIND (VOLUME II OF II)HENRY OSBORN TAYLOR
Not only do children thus of themselves extend the scope of our commands, they show a disposition to make rules for themselves.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
He called upon the Order to show their title-deeds, but was met with a contemptuous refusal.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
If any one has lost his temper, as well as his money, he takes good care not to show it; to do so here would be indeed bad form.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
The place was used as a lock-up for some time after the incorporation, and the old irons were kept on show for years.
SHOWELL'S DICTIONARY OF BIRMINGHAMTHOMAS T. HARMAN AND WALTER SHOWELL
In both conditions chemic tests will show hemoglobin, but in the latter the microscope will reveal the presence of red corpuscles.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
I have tried to show that, given organization, given the will for it, such a world-wide education is possible.
THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
The menace of a thunder-cloud approached as in his childhood's dream; disaster lurked behind the quiet outer show.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
This solution will show a characteristic blue fluorescence when quinin is present.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
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WORDS RELATED TO SHOW

  • affectation
  • attitude
  • bit
  • chaser
  • dissimilation
  • fake
  • false front
  • feigning
  • front
  • performance
  • phony
  • pose
  • posture
  • pretense
  • put-on
  • sham
  • show
  • shuck and jive
  • simulation
  • soft soap
  • stall
  • stance
  • stunt
  • sweet talk
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