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spectacle


spectacle

noun

Definition of SPECTACLE

1
an elaborate, visually exciting show or event <the multimedia spectacles that have become established parts of the opening and closing ceremonies for the Olympic Games>
2
spectacles pl  a pair of lenses set in a frame that is held in place with ear supports and which are usually worn to correct vision <bought a pair of spectacles with nonprescription lenses simply to look more intelligent>

February 28, 2015
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To speak pompously or dogmatically
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