Histrionize
Histrionize His"tri*o*nize, v. t. To act; to represent on the stage, or theatrically. --Urquhart. [1913 Webster]

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  • affect — Synonyms and related words: act, act a part, act like, act on, act upon, actuate, adopt, affect, affection, affectivity, agitate, alter, answer to, appertain to, apply to, assume, attack, attitude, be dressed in, bear on, bear upon, belong to,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • assume — Synonyms and related words: accept, account as, accroach, acquire, act, act a part, act like, admit, adopt, affect, affirm, allegorize, allow, allude to, appropriate, arrogate, assert, assume, assume command, attack, attempt, aver, be afraid,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • counterfeit — Synonyms and related words: act, act a part, act like, affect, affected, agent, alike, alternate, alternative, analogy, ape, aped, apocryphal, appear like, approach, approximate, artificial, assume, assumed, backup, bad check, bad money, base… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • dramatize — Synonyms and related words: act a part, affect, assume, be a gas, be a hit, betoken, bill, bomb, brandish, breathe, bring forth, bring forward, bring into view, bring out, bring to notice, counterfeit, dangle, demonstrate, develop, disclose,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • fake — Synonyms and related words: act, act a part, act like, actor, ad lib, adulterate, affect, affected, affecter, agent, alike, alter, alternate, alternative, analogy, aped, apocryphal, artificial, assume, assumed, backup, bastard, blagueur, bluff,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • feign — Synonyms and related words: act, act a part, affect, assume, bluff, counterfeit, cover up, dissemble, dissimulate, do a bit, dramatize, fake, four flush, gammon, histrionize, let on, let on like, make a pretense, make as if, make believe, make… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • lay it on thick — Synonyms and related words: Barnumize, act a part, affect, aggrandize, amplify, assume, ballyhoo, bedaub, besmear, blarney, blow, blow off, blowhard, bombast, build up, burlesque, butter, butter up, caricature, carry too far, coat, counterfeit,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • make a show of — Synonyms and related words: act, act a part, affect, assume, betoken, bluff, brandish, breathe, bring forth, bring forward, bring into view, bring out, bring to notice, counterfeit, cover up, cut a dash, cut a figure, cut a swath, dangle, dazzle …   Moby Thesaurus

  • overact — Synonyms and related words: act a part, affect, assume, carry too far, counterfeit, declaim, do a bit, dramatize, exaggerate, exhaust, fake, feign, go overboard, go to extremes, go too far, grimace, ham, ham it up, histrionize, know no bounds,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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