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 Meanings and Examples of PAGEANT
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pageant
 n.  elaborate exhibition devised for the entertainment; show, spectacle, or display
Classic Sentence:
1  Every summer, for seven summers now, Isa had heard the same words; about the hammer and the nails; the pageant and the weather.
Between the Acts By Virginia Woolf
Context  Highlight   In Unit 1
2  This afternoon he wasn't Giles Oliver come to see the villagers act their annual pageant; manacled to a rock he was, and forced passively to behold indescribable horror.
Between the Acts By Virginia Woolf
Context  Highlight   In Unit 4
3  This is a pageant, all may see.
Between the Acts By Virginia Woolf
Context  Highlight   In Unit 5
4  Then again, as the play or pageant proceeded, my attention was distracted.
Between the Acts By Virginia Woolf
Context  Highlight   In Unit 11
5  So that each of us who has enjoyed this pageant has still an opp.
Between the Acts By Virginia Woolf
Context  Highlight   In Unit 11
6  When we had our pageant, the grass didn't recover till autumn.
Between the Acts By Virginia Woolf
Context  Highlight   In Unit 11
7  Sitting in the shell of the room she watched the pageant fade.
Between the Acts By Virginia Woolf
Context  Highlight   In Unit 13
8  To-night, for the first time in my life, I saw through the hollowness, the sham, the silliness of the empty pageant in which I had always played.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 7
Example Sentence:
1  Information minister Jerry Gana released a statement in which he says there has been an international media conspiracy against Nigeria, to highlight the controversy surrounding the beauty pageant and fanning the flames of violence.
2  We are all invited to take part in the pageant.
3  With even Mr. Maduro lamenting the tragedy during a speech on national TV, the young woman's death has resonated in part because she was a pageant winner in a country that has long prized its production of more Miss Universe winners than any other country.
4  Our youngest son is taking part in the school pageant.