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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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She's showing off her legs but she's wearing tights, and she's showing off her arms but under a sheer fabric.
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.
He'll be showing off his canine skills with other working dogs at the popular show.
THE BOLSHOI BALLET'S tour to the United States this fall is showing off more than the traditional tutus and macho men.
He delights in guiding guests through his forest, showing off unique wild plants, including Brazil's only native banana--small and sweet, with large, tooth-breaking seeds.
We believe that by raising the bar, we'll be showing off ahead of everyone else what portable computing will be in the future for the lucky many that choose Liebermann's new products today.
Hollywood stars have the knack at showing off and baring more than they should.
She later changed into a chunkier khaki one, showing off her curves in the most flattering light.
Showing off her manicure and rings, Lily posted the caption: 'A girl cant [sic] do Manhattan sans manicure.
THIS weekend's sees the Tackle and Guns Show at Stoneleigh Park in which the major players will be showing off their tackle and bait ranges for 2008.
Her clothes are just so wonderful,'' said the gorgeous Harmon, showing off her summery dress and large black leather handbag.
Prosecutor Leighton Hughes said, 'He was showing off.