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spectacle

noun

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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

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2 spectacles plural 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

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The first known use of spectacle was in the 14th century

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“Spectacle.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/spectacle. Accessed 24 Jun. 2021.

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