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Synonyms of spectacular

Noun


1. spectacular, performance, public presentation

usage: a lavishly produced performance; "they put on a Christmas spectacular"

Adjective


1. dramatic, spectacular, striking, impressive (vs. unimpressive)

usage: sensational in appearance or thrilling in effect; "a dramatic sunset"; "a dramatic pause"; "a spectacular display of northern lights"; "it was a spectacular play"; "his striking good looks always created a sensation"

2. spectacular, dramatic (vs. undramatic)

usage: characteristic of spectacles or drama; "spectacular dives from the cliff"

3. outstanding, prominent, salient, spectacular, striking, conspicuous (vs. inconspicuous)

usage: having a quality that thrusts itself into attention; "an outstanding fact of our time is that nations poisoned by anti semitism proved less fortunate in regard to their own freedom"; "a new theory is the most prominent feature of the book"; "salient traits"; "a spectacular rise in prices"; "a striking thing about Picadilly Circus is the statue of Eros in the center"; "a striking resemblance between parent and child"

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