parade


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parade

noun caravan, cavalcade, column, display, exhibit, exhibition, gala, grandeur, honorary march, honnrary procession, march, motorcade, presentation, public procession, salute to, show, spectacle, stream of marchers, throngs of marchers, walk of marchers
Associated concepts: parade law
See also: demonstrate, display, flaunt, histrionics, lineup, pretense, produce, protest
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I'm coming to the parade to-morrow in my dog-cart," she said.
This is a parade," he cried, "which does one good; it gives such an elegance to misfortune
There were grounds for conjecturing, that Sir Edmund Andros intended at once to strike terror by a parade of military force, and to confound the opposite faction by possessing himself of their chief.
Thence they marched to the Common with loaded muskets, fixed bayonets, and great pomp and parade.
Happily, we were spared the anguish which ordinarily accompanies breaking on the wheel, though we could not be said to have entirely escaped from all its parade.
I am excessively provoked, however, at the parade of propriety which prevented Miss Summers from keeping the girl; and it seems so extraordinary a piece of nicety, considering my daughter's family connections, that I can only suppose the lady to be governed by the fear of never getting her money.
He faintly sniffed the atmosphere of a certain sort of seaside town that be did not specially care about, and, looking ahead along the parade by the sea, he saw something that put the matter beyond a doubt.
Though the words of the order were not clear to the regimental commander, and the question arose whether the troops were to be in marching order or not, it was decided at a consultation between the battalion commanders to present the regiment in parade order, on the principle that it is always better to "bow too low than not bow low enough.
Heaven knows what gaudy sentimental parade we made in our borrowed plumes, but if the travesty had kept itself to the written word it would have been all well enough.
They're going down on a special train to Haywards to parade.
After dinner he asked Margaret if she wouldn't care for a turn on the Parade.
They marched him back to the parade by the way they had brought him, and there they halted, among a body of soldiers, at least twice as numerous as that which had taken him prisoner in the afternoon.