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Overview of noun spectacles

The noun spectacles has 1 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (1) spectacles, specs, eyeglasses, glasses

(optical instrument consisting of a frame that holds a pair of lenses for correcting defective vision)


Overview of noun spectacle

The noun spectacle has 3 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (8) spectacle

(something or someone seen (especially a notable or unusual sight); "the tragic spectacle of cripples trying to escape")

2. (2) spectacle

(an elaborate and remarkable display on a lavish scale)

3. spectacle

(a blunder that makes you look ridiculous; used in the phrase `make a spectacle of' yourself)

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