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act out

verb as in act up

verb as in gesture/gesticulate

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I played Cersei Lannister in an adult video parody version of it and was able to act out a fantasy of my own.

And sports, if anything, just serves as a way to act out this competition on a more melodramatic stage.

The exact psychological processes of PTSD are poorly understood and the overwhelming majority of veterans never act out violently.

So what and how he is able to “act out” and the magnitude of his less-than-stellar decisions is a whole different ballpark.

And you got to act out all those ridiculous punk things in this movie.

A spirit sometimes finds himself as if on a stage, and the pressure of a powerful will bids him to act out his own character.

We want the nation to act out the principles it believes in.

Relate the plot of some simple play, after which assign a part to each of several to act out.

He frankly professed relief that he had not after all to go to Court and act out the extravagant compliments he had written.

The girls had full freedom to act out their natures, with little fear of ridicule or criticism.


On this page you'll find 163 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to act out, such as: carry on, raise hell, rebel, and sow one's wild oats.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.