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  • n  a lavishly produced performance
    they put on a Christmas spectacular
  • s  sensational in appearance or thrilling in effect
    a spectacular display of northern lights
    it was a spectacular play
  • s  characteristic of spectacles or drama
    spectacular dives from the cliff
  • s  having a quality that thrusts itself into attention
    a spectacular rise in prices

  • Many astronauts say that the most spectacular sight they have seen in space is their own planet, a fertile blue ball glowing in a black void.
  • It was a spectacular painted cave with hundreds of animal figures, including many lions and rhinos.
  • Probably the most spectacular display was that which unfolded in Paris, where the Eiffel Tower became as vivid a beacon of the 2000s as it been for the 1900s.
News & Articles

  • W. Equestrian. Reid Has Strong Showing At Showplace Spring Spectacular
    WAYNE, Ill. (SMU) - Rachel Reid, a rising Junior and two-year letterwinner on the SMU equestrian team had a successful horse show at the Showplace Spring Spectacular in Wayne, Ill. this past weekend. Rachel showed a catch ride, Coltrane, to the Championship in the Adult Hunter and Adult Equitation Divisions. She was also the winner of the WIHS Adult Hunter Classic and 4th in the M&S Adult Hunter ...
    June 11, 2013 - SMU Mustangs
  • Spectacular strawberry season ahead for West Michigan
    Strawberry season in West Michigan is just underway — and it’s going to be spectacular, according to growers.
    June 9, 2013 - The Holland Sentinel
  • Spectacular Night Launch from NASA Wallops Shines Bright Beacon on Star Formation in Early Universe
    The spectacular night time launch of a powerful Black Brant XII suborbital rocket from NASA’s launch range at the Wallops Flight Facility on Virginia’s Eastern Shore at 11:05 p.m. June 5 turned darkness into day as the rocket swiftly streaked skyward with the Cosmic Infrared Background ExpeRiment (CIBER) on a NASA mission to shine a [...]
    June 7, 2013 - Universe Today
Quotes

  • Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero in The Associated Press
    I am concerned about the octopus,Zapatero said. "I'm thinking about sending in a team to protect the octopus because obviously it was very spectacular that he should get Spain's victory right from there."
  • Larry Fitzgerald in The Associated Press
    I was able to see Randy Moss and Daunte Culpepper and Robert Smith and so many other very talented players working and you saw them on Sunday making all these spectacular plays,Fitzgerald said Tuesday. "But you saw the foundation was built...
  • Gregory Chamitoff in USA Today
    My watch is telling me that it will be 182 days for me today away from home,Chamitoff said Saturday. "A lot of people have to spend time away from home, but I've been lucky to have a really spectacular place to live for the last half year....

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