Definition of SHOW

an outward and often exaggerated indication of something abstract (as a feeling) for effect <the children made a show of disgust when confronted with asparagus>
Related Words act, charade, facade (also façade), front, guise, pretense (or pretence), put-on, semblance, simulation; affectation, pose, sham; betrayal, disclosure
outward and often deceptive indication <a false show of strength that fooled the enemy>
a public showing of objects of interest <a boat show at the convention center>

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