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He looks at a visitor over spectacles perched over the edge of his nose.

Super Bowl Halftime Shows are no longer kitschy theme park spectacles, but bonafide entertainment events.

And suicide is just one of the many shocking 4chan spectacles, which range from bullying to stripping to killing pets on camera.

Japanese designer Rei Kawakubo created spectacles of fashion for her Comme des Garçons Spring/Summer 2014 collection.

Of course, other recent royal pageants and spectacles have been something of a mixed bag, economically speaking.

Here, Mr. Slocum paused to wipe his spectacles, and the wife seized the opportunity to press the question.

We may apply to it with advantage the spectacles of social reform, but what the socialist offers us is total blindness.

When Aunt Ri heard that Farrar had fled the country, she pushed up her spectacles and looked reflectively at her informant.

Drawing the settee closer to the light, he opened the great volume across his knees and adjusted his spectacles.

Both were too much overcome for words, but the doctor was the first to continue, as he took off his dimmed spectacles.


On this page you'll find 19 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to spectacles, such as: bifocals, blinkers, contacts, glasses, goggles, and lorgnette.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.