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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.
THE LAST OF THE MOHICANSJAMES FENIMORE COOPER
Standish was sufficiently a man of the world to see that he had overacted his part, and had not made a favourable impression.
THE HAUNTED ROOMA. L. O. E.
The foolish king quite overacted his part, calling her "his great aunt, his all, his best beloved."
One of the odd things about this wer-lion was that he always trembled if he smelt gunpowder, and he sometimes overacted his part.
HUMAN ANIMALSFRANK HAMEL
But it is no such marvellous feat to exhibit the feats of so dull a beast; though, for that matter too, a bear may be overacted.
THE LAST OF THE MOHICANSJAMES FENIMORE COOPER
He would have overacted it or fallen short of it perpetually.
The parts he acts I am sure are quite overacted and depraved.
For an overacted austerity is not the right way to win others out of a too rollicking levity.

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