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synonyms for spectacles

  • bifocals
  • blinkers
  • contacts
  • glasses
  • goggles
  • lorgnette
  • monocle
  • pince-nez
  • shades
  • specs
  • sunglasses
  • contact lenses
  • pair of glasses
  • reading glasses
  • trifocals
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How to use spectacles in a sentence

Here, Mr. Slocum paused to wipe his spectacles, and the wife seized the opportunity to press the question.
THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
We may apply to it with advantage the spectacles of social reform, but what the socialist offers us is total blindness.
THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
When Aunt Ri heard that Farrar had fled the country, she pushed up her spectacles and looked reflectively at her informant.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
Drawing the settee closer to the light, he opened the great volume across his knees and adjusted his spectacles.
THE SOLDIER OF THE VALLEYNELSON LLOYD
Both were too much overcome for words, but the doctor was the first to continue, as he took off his dimmed spectacles.
THE DAISY CHAINCHARLOTTE YONGE
His skin was shrivelled like that of a preserved fig, and he wore big horn-rimmed spectacles.
DOPESAX ROHMER
He was possessed of a very slight American accent, and he beamed at them through a pair of gold-rimmed spectacles.
THE DOUBLE FOURE. PHILLIPS OPPENHEIM
Diphtheria in the eyes would destroy sight, and I have seen a pair of spectacles save a man in a case like that.
ESSAYS IN PASTORAL MEDICINEAUSTIN MALLEY
A bent old lady peered over her spectacles at us, and allowed Milt wuz out tew the barn.
THE IDYL OF TWIN FIRESWALTER PRICHARD EATON
Placing together a well-worn book, a lamp, and a pair of heavy bowed spectacles makes a suggestive picture.
ENGLISH: COMPOSITION AND LITERATUREW. F. (WILLIAM FRANKLIN) WEBSTER
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO SPECTACLES

  • bifocals
  • cheaters
  • contact lenses
  • contacts
  • goggles
  • lorgnettes
  • monocles
  • pair of glasses
  • pince-nezes
  • reading glasses
  • shades
  • specs
  • spectacles
  • sunglasses
  • trifocals
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.