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verb as in attendance

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Nor will the 20,000 spectators expected to show up for the series stop in Bilbao, Spain.

As the powerful battle, the middle classes increasingly become spectators.

Soon even the closest spectators, right at the edge of my empty radius, turned and looked at me.

The restrictions have turned most women into mere spectators who watch men swimming.

By then, spectators were heading for the cotton-candy stand, applauding the ride.

Consequently the horrified spectators, having for a moment looked on aghast, fled precipitately from the room.

There were few afternoons when a ring of spectators did not surround the table, breathlessly watching the champions.

Then there arose a buzz of excited talk while two men stepped from the group of spectators and took charge of the thieves.

And we shall not go there, to be idle—passive spectators to an invasion of South American rights.

Unfortunately, besides the three performers, no spectators witnessed this singular entertainment.


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On this page you'll find 44 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to spectators, such as: congregation, crowd, gallery, gathering, market, and public.

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