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spectacle

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈspektəkl/
an event that is exciting or unusual to watchSpectacles and performances
make a spectacle of yourself to do something that makes you look stupid and that makes other people look at you: He got drunk and made a real spectacle of himself.Bad and wrong behaviourDisobedientObeying and breaking the lawObedient and compliantAttention-seeking, distracting and showing off
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