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Synonyms for audience

the body of persons who admire a public personality, especially an entertainer

a chance to be heard

Synonyms for audience

a gathering of spectators or listeners at a (usually public) performance

the part of the general public interested in a source of information or entertainment

an opportunity to state your case and be heard

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a conference (usually with someone important)

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For all that the audience noticed, he did not exist.
I knew that the audience would be largely composed of the most influential class of white men and women, and that it would be a rare opportunity for me to let them know what we were trying to do at Tuskegee, as well as to speak to them about the relations of the races.
One day, because the ring-master called him a frog-eater, or something like that and maybe a little worse, he shoved him against the soft pine background he used in his knife-throwing act, so quick the ring-master didn't have time to think, and there, before the audience, De Ville kept the air on fire with his knives, sinking them into the wood all around the ring-master so close that they passed through his clothes and most of them bit into his skin.
Show the management that such turns are unpopular, and in a day, in an instant, the management will cease catering such turns to its audiences.
Again, in spite of the prolog in 'Tamburlaine,' Marlowe, in almost all his plays, and following the Elizabethan custom, does attempt scenes of humor, but he attains only to the coarse and brutal horse-play at which the English audiences had laughed for centuries in the Mystery plays and the Interludes.
The heroe, being unwilling to quit his shoulder of mutton, and as unwilling to draw on himself the indignation of Mr Wilks (his brother-manager) for making the audience wait, had bribed these his harbingers to be out of the way.
We shall be flat enough at night, when the drop falls on the second act, and the audience have seen the last of her.
The audience began to anticipate it and to roar with delight when it came.
Presently the King would arrive, solitary and alone, and the players would being at the beginning and do the entire opera over again with only that one individual in the vast solemn theater for audience.
Shady persons in the audience revolted from the pictured villainy of the drama.
Professor Valentine Dorrimore, the hypnotist, had a large audience last night.
Surrounded by guardsmen I marched back along the corridors of the palace of Kulan Tith, Jeddak of Kaol, to the great audience chamber in the center of the massive structure.
She wished she were sitting down in the audience with Diana and Jane, who seemed to be having a splendid time away at the back.
Then turning to and fro toward the audience he narrated the acts upon the value of which my reward was to be determined.
Jevon, a century earlier, was in the habit of taking great liberties with authors and audience.