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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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The rock: The guy who hardly ever shows hand, when he does he has the nuts, and quietly accumulates chips.
Some French shows hand out prizes by the bucketful.
And keep in mind most shows hand out more tickets than the studio has seats to assure a full house, so arrive early unless you want to feel like the loser in musical chairs.