Synonyms and Antonyms 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 Synonyms circus, pageant, raree-show, extravaganza, spectacularRelated Words display, exhibit, exhibition, exposition
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 Synonyms eyeglasses, specs, spectaclesRelated Words bifocals, half-glasses, trifocals; lorgnette, monocle, pince-nez; sunglasses; goggles; contact lens
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