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He said over the next several years it drew more and more race participants and spectators.

They’re skillfully adapting some of the devices honed in live performance over the years — namely, techniques to break the fourth wall and lure spectators into the show.

Even so, being a spectator of this process is extremely exciting.

Employees at Capital One can mix with clients and senior leaders at cultural and spectator sporting events, in fitness classes, and at lunches.

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The findings indicate that acorn woodpeckers are willing to invest an impressive amount of time and energy in these power struggles, whether they are warriors or spectators.

Boos came from some of the families and friends in the spectator seats.

These days, authoritative feminist discourse is no longer just a spectator sport.

He breaks down the divide between himself, as performer, and the fan, as spectator.

Then one daring, possibly planted, spectator interrupted the show to profess her crush.

“Bill Clinton provided a lot of laughter to me and to The American Spectator,” he said.

Nor was Mr. Bumbles gloom the only thing calculated to awaken a pleasing melancholy in the bosom of a spectator.

Old Warrender would lean on his daisy-spud a pleased spectator of the Arcadian scene.

From that day he must consider himself cut off from human beings, active life; he no longer lives—he is the spectator of life.

His face was, moreover, mottled with dusky spots, so that he reminded the spectator of a frog or a toad.

Happily in the pages of the ‘Tatler’ and ‘Spectator’ there is stored up for us the best and rarest of that quiet wisdom.


On this page you'll find 37 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to spectator, such as: bystander, fan, moviegoer, observer, onlooker, and sports fan.

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