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show

(Display), noun affectation, amusement, array, ceremony, chance, color, deceptive appearance, delusion, demonstration, distortion, exhibit, exhibition, façade, flashiness, flourish, frills, front, illusion, manifestation, materialization, occasion, outward show, parade, phenomenon, pomp, pomposity, pose, presence, pretense, pretext, revelation, scene, semblance, show, showiness, sight, simulation, specious appearance, splash, trick, veneer, window-dressing
Associated concepts: show cause

show

(Production), noun entertainment, exhibition, exposition, performance, presentation, spectacle

show

(Come into view), verb be seen, be visible, bring under notice, make one see, materialize, present one's self

show

(Detail), verb adduce, attest, bare, be visible, bear, cite, clarify, demean, demonstrate, denote, depict, designate, detail, disclose, display, document, edify, establish, evidence, evince, exemplify, exhibit, expose, express, furnish evidence, illustrate, indicate, inform, instruct, lay bare, make known, manifest, point out, point the way, portray, present, present one's self, prove, render, represent, reveal, set forth, set straight, signify, specify, tell, testify, unveil, unfold, unmask
See also: adduce, appearance, argue, bare, bear, betray, brandish, cite, clarify, color, demean, demonstrate, denote, denude, depict, designate, detail, discipline, disclose, disinter, display, document, edify, educate, emerge, establish, evince, exhibit, explain, expose, express, expression, flaunt, histrionics, hypocrisy, illustrate, indicate, instruct, introduce, look, manifest, manifestation, performance, phenomenon, portray, present, pretense, pretext, produce, prove, purport, render, represent, semblance, signify, specify, state, teach, testify, unveil
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Among those likely to show face are McGraw's most recent lieutenant John "Joker" McCartney, who was with McGraw when he took ill.
Then the SFL revealed Livi had appealed and would not show face.
Among those likely to show face is McGraw's most recent lieutenant John "Joker" McCartney, who was with McGraw when he took ill.
Over six nights Poker Face will see six contestants per show face quick-fire general knowledge questions to win money and stake a claim to play in the final (show seven), where one will walk away a millionaire.
They don't need someone based down south most of the time who only comes back when they need to show face.
Bryne will also speak about his own new show Face to Face where he will interview guests including golfer Seve Ballesteros, astronaut Neil Armstrong and former British Prime Minister John Major.