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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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With Rimmel London Show Off Lip Lacquer you get a luscious liquid packed with pigments for rich colour saturation and intense shine.
Those drivers used to show off in front of the police before driving away because they thought the police would not be able to identify them," he said.
Swift also managed to show off a bit of side boob for her outfit at the Grammy Awards.
Jen, newly engaged to boyfriend Justin Theroux, has yet to show off her engagement ring.
Long-sleeved dress, pounds 65, Topshop Apple shapes can show off slender arms and legs while hiding a big tummy under this drop waist dress.
Anyone who wishes to take part and show off their talents can contact Linda Whitlock on 01676 533782.
Bieber, 17, was hanging out with friends and family when he lifted his t-shirt up high to show off his purple, white trim briefs.
The Foundation hoped the 'show off your label' theme would encourage Fairtrade-loyal shoppers to show off their loyalty to Fairtrade products and extend support for Fairtrade beyond core supporters, said Cheryl Sloan, director of marketing.
A BRAND new ITV series is on the hunt for home-owners in South Wales who just love to show off their homes.
As any woman would in that situation, you go out to buy lots of tight-fitting clothes to show off your new figure.
The designers - winners of last November's BDI Industry and Genius Awards - are showing off their wares at the interiors trade fair at the NEC in a bid to show off the best of what the West Midlands has to offer in design, innovation and production.
To show off the capabilities of this technology, Winzeler's team cooked up a challenging demonstration of high-precision molding and a fully automated cell with secondary operations.