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adjective as in make believe

adjective as in produced

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The simple act of wearing a covering over one’s mouth and nose has become particularly divisive as some question the changing recommendations issued by top health organizations.

In so doing, he dismisses as “very unlikely” the suggestion that Nero ordered the burning of his capital — an act that would have been both illogical and difficult.

The records act makes no exception for cases in which searching for a public record “would require the state to work hard,” the analysis found.

Proving that something is impossible is a powerful act of mathematics.

Outside contributor Daniel Duane traveled to Southern California to talk to Corliss about his latest high-wire act.

Servis, a general contractor, was baffled by how introverted Stone acted.

When they thought about Lewis, what struck the players most was that he never acted like a do-gooder.

LAPD police chief Charlie Beck concluded Corrales and Diego had acted reasonably.

But Stephen Kotkin's new biography reveals a learned despot who acted cunningly to take advantage of the times.

I dressed as a girl, lived as a girl, acted as a girl, and that was that.

Whereas Lessard had acted the martinet with MacRae, he took another tack and became the very essence of affability toward me.

He acted dejected and dispirited, and if he could have talked would have asked the meaning of it all.

Mr. Wainwright acted as secretary and I kept the minute book and papers relating to the business of the committee.

Thereupon the unhappy woman acted; the long suppressed outburst came at last.

This was a somewhat singular mode of stimulating, but he deemed it the wisest course, and acted on it.


On this page you'll find 27 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to acted, such as: fictional, imaginary, simulated, dream, fantasy, and mock.

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