Usage examples for spectacular

  1. Spectacular and picturesque was the riverside life of the great Mississippi towns in the steamboat days. – American Merchant Ships and Sailors by Willis J. Abbot
  2. The approach was not spectacular – Star-Dust A Story of an American Girl by Fannie Hurst
  3. The heroisms and the triumphs of Scott's spectacular campaign deserve to be sung in epic form. – The Great Events by Famous Historians, Vol. 17 by Charles Francis Horne
  4. But his spectacular smashing of the memorable corner has passed into history. – The Paternoster Ruby by Charles Edmonds Walk
  5. The third day of the fire was attended by many spectacular features, many scenes of disaster and many acts of daring heroism. – Complete Story of the San Francisco Horror by Richard Linthicum Trumbull White Samuel Fallows
  6. I have had other and more spectacular benefits"; but that evening there seemed to be the warmest and most personal of atmospheres in the old Academy. – Memoirs of an American Prima Donna by Clara Louise Kellogg
  7. Likewise they embody a spectacular lesson in thrift for everybody. – The War After the War by Isaac Frederick Marcosson
  8. To compound the spectacular timidity, the scientists had given away the secret to all comers, including the Vininese. – The Instant of Now by Irving E. Cox, Jr.
  9. To all this Miss Flaherty adds an unusual faculty for spectacular antics. – An Ocean Tramp by William McFee
  10. Clem Davis' failure to appear undoubtedly might deprive the Star of a spectacular scoop. – The Clock Strikes Thirteen by Mildred A. Wirt
  11. But he did not peer through the trees in search of other eyes, for he was not thinking of himself or of his work from a spectacular point of view. – Peccavi by E. W. Hornung
  12. He was a shrewd man, and he knew that in order to make a distinct impression on The Public his blow must be sudden and spectacular – The Short Line War by Merwin-Webster
  13. She seemed to be unduly proud of the spectacular sacrifice. – A Fool and His Money by George Barr McCutcheon
  14. Nobody dared even whisper about the spectacular success of the clinical trials. – Syndrome by Thomas Hoover
  15. Its case is looked on by students of history as a spectacular anomaly, because it admitted none of these primary powers of government in its constituted authorities. – An Inquiry Into The Nature Of Peace And The Terms Of Its Perpetuation by Thorstein Veblen
  16. He could not yet comprehend his father's attitude in the matter, he could only realize that for some wholly inexplicable reason he was falling far short of his ideal of him; he seemed utterly to have lost his eye for the spectacular possibilities of the moment. – The Just and the Unjust by Vaughan Kester
  17. " These are spectacular times," observed the latter, with a gesture toward the street below. – Ailsa Paige by Robert W. Chambers
  18. Justice Chase secured some of the best legal talent in the country to conduct his defense; and the trial assumed from the outset a spectacular character from the personalities involved. – Union and Democracy by Allen Johnson
  19. Tom aimed it here and there, at the most spectacular parts of the avalanche. – Tom Swift and his Wizard Camera or, Thrilling Adventures while taking Moving Pictures by Victor Appleton
  20. It is spectacular that is all; not so the running broad jump. – Healthful Sports for Boys by Alfred Rochefort