Pronunciation of Pageant
/p_ˈa_dʒ_ə_n_t/, /pˈad͡ʒənt/, /pˈad‍ʒənt/

Antonyms for pageant:

diffidence, modesty, quietness, reserve, retirement, shrinking, timidity, unobtrusiveness.

Usage examples for pageant:

  • Of a truth, the Italians selected those picturesque elements of chivalry which lent themselves to pageant and parade. - "Sketches and Studies in Italy and Greece, Vol III.", John Symonds.
  • The brilliant pageant was over; but Protestantism was expanding. - "A Short History of France", Mary Platt Parmele.
  • Alone in his cell he had written the magnificent pageant of De Profundis, a pageant of purple and fine linen, though he who wrote it wore the coarse cloth of convict dress. - "Oscar Wilde A Critical Study", Arthur Ransome.

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