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synonyms for spectacle

  • comedy
  • demonstration
  • display
  • drama
  • event
  • extravaganza
  • movie
  • pageant
  • parade
  • performance
  • phenomenon
  • scene
  • sight
  • spectacular
  • tableau
  • curiosity
  • exposition
  • marvel
  • play
  • production
  • representation
  • show
  • view
  • wonder
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antonyms for spectacle

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  • hiding
  • expectation
  • normality
  • ordinariness
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This is not high production value YouTube, or YouTube driven by spectacle or personality.
THE SOOTHING BENTO YOUTUBE VIDEOS THAT WILL INSPIRE YOU TO GET BACK IN THE KITCHENMEGHAN MCCARRONJANUARY 15, 2021EATER
More meta-comedy than action spectacle, it’s the rare superhero story that could potentially appeal to viewers, like me, whose eyes glaze over when battle scenes run longer than a few minutes.
WANDAVISION DESERVES THE HYPE. BUT IT PENALIZES CASUAL MARVEL VIEWERS WITH CONFUSIONJUDY BERMANJANUARY 14, 2021TIME
To be sure, the football spectacle changed to accommodate the realities of the war.
THIS ISN’T THE FIRST TIME ARMY PLAYED NAVY IN A MOMENT OF CRISISRANDY ROBERTSDECEMBER 11, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Wilkie speculated in an email that Takano was “laying the grounds for a spectacle.”
WATCHDOG FINDS VA SECRETARY ROBERT WILKIE QUESTIONED THE CREDIBILITY OF A HOUSE AIDE WHO REPORTED A SEXUAL ASSAULT AT HOSPITALLISA REINDECEMBER 11, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Signing now would help him avoid a spectacle this season and focus on basketball and his family, which have been his priorities throughout his career.
THE BUCKS BUNGLED FREE AGENCY. NOW THEY WAIT FOR GIANNIS ANTETOKOUNMPO TO DECIDE.BEN GOLLIVERNOVEMBER 23, 2020WASHINGTON POST
The whole spectacle made Fallon feel better about the security of American elections.
‘OUR VOTING SYSTEM IS FINE. ... IT’S RUDY THAT’S BROKEN’: LATE-NIGHT HOSTS MOCK GIULIANI’S ‘INSANE’ NEWS CONFERENCEANDREA SALCEDONOVEMBER 20, 2020WASHINGTON POST
The spectacle prompted questions over the usefulness of the format and claims the debate in Cleveland was the worst in living memory.
THE FIRST PRESIDENTIAL DEBATE WAS CHAOTIC. HERE’S WHY IMPROVING THE NEXT ONE WILL BE TOUGH.KIM BELLWAREOCTOBER 1, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Her mutilated body became a public spectacle after police who responded at the scene leaked pictures that the media reproduced.
MEXICO’S OTHER EPIDEMIC: MURDERED WOMENLGBTQ-EDITORMAY 30, 2020NO STRAIGHT NEWS
In the evening, St. Peter's and its accessories were illuminated—by far the most brilliant spectacle I ever saw.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
Thus all about us is the moving and shifting spectacle of riches and poverty, side by side, inextricable.
THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
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WORDS RELATED TO SPECTACLE

  • array
  • drill
  • march-past
  • procession
  • promenade
  • review
  • spectacle
  • train
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serotinaladjective | [si-rot-n-l, ser-uh-tahyn-l ]SEE DEFINITION