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overact  (ˌəʊvərˈækt

Definitions

verb

  1. to act or behave in an exaggerated manner, as in a theatrical production Also: overplay

Synonyms

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= exaggerate, overdo it, go overboard (informal), overplay, overemphasize, lay it on thick (informal), make a production of (informal), ham or ham it up (informal)

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