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adjective as in theatrical

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At times she looks demonic—screaming and thrashing like an overacted Lady Macbeth.

The friends so overacted their part, that Jane immediately saw through the plot.

Although he somewhat overacted the part, he made a great success.

But it is no such marvelous feat to exhibit the feats of so dull a beast; though, for that matter, too, a bear may be overacted.

Standish was sufficiently a man of the world to see that he had overacted his part, and had not made a favourable impression.

The foolish king quite overacted his part, calling her "his great aunt, his all, his best beloved."


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On this page you'll find 11 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to overacted, such as: overacting, and histrionic.

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