Synonyms for actress

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He did not like me because I was thin, but he was interested in me because I was going to be an actress.

However that may be, it is certain that the actor is jealous of the actress.

No one was ever less an actress than I am, and you know that.

One had been blackmailed by an actress after an affair and railroaded her off the Earth.

And they clapped their hands as the actress went to her seat.

She had a son, Ollivier, before whom she posed as an actress.

This was the document he had handed over to the actress the night before.

"A good riddance, so far as I'm concerned," replied the actress.

You know she's afraid of him and that she passes herself off as an actress.

But then it's fearful to think of being an actress, isn't it?

WORD ORIGIN

1580s, "female who does something;" see actor + -ess; stage sense is from 1700. Sometimes French actrice was used.

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