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oh vuh rakt

  • v  exaggerate one's acting

  • Most of the rest of the company (Olympia Dukakis, Helen Verbit, Ron Carey) overact shamelessly and uninterestingly, although Louis Zorich, as Pandora's gallivanting father, has a .
  • Characteristically, Havel's main stage direction during the play is to tell his actors not to overact.
  • Think it's impossible to play yourself and still overact the part? Kirstie Alley proves you wrong in the first seconds of Fat Actress, the Showtime sitcom (Mondays, 10 p.
News & Articles

  • Over 2M Dehumidifiers Recalled, Reports of Fires
    CPSC: More than 2M dehumidifiers recalled after reports of fires and over $2M in damage        
    Sept. 12, 2013 - ABC News
  • UK's Mirror group investigated over phone hacking
    LONDON (AP) — The publisher of Britain's Sunday Mirror tabloid said Thursday it is being investigated by police over alleged phone hacking — the first confirmation that publishers, as well as journalists, could face charges over the misbehavior that has tarred the country's newspaper business.
    Sept. 12, 2013 - Associated Press via Yahoo! News
  • Over 1,200 Hackers Are Attending MHacks At University Of Michigan's Stadium This Month
    On September 20th, over 1,200 "hackers" will be converging in the luxury suites at the University of Michigan football stadium, known as The Big House, from over 100 different universities to compete for $25,000 in prizes as part of a hackathon event series called MHacks. A hackathon is an event where developers that have creative ideas come together and build a prototype in a short period of ...
    Sept. 11, 2013 - Forbes
Quotes

  • Guus Hiddink in Irish Times
    Sometimes you must restrict players to what their job is on the pitch,said Hiddink. "Sometimes they overdo it or overact. When you tell them their basic jobs and focus on their qualities you are making one step ahead. We focused on...
  • Trent Lott in The Oregonian - OregonLive.com
    Civility is at a pretty low ebb,retiring Sen. Trent Lott, the Senate's second-ranking Republican, told Fox News on Wednesday. "And the Democrats overpromised and tried to overact. You can't do that, particularly in the Senate. The Senate...
  • Carmelo Anthony in HoopsWorld
    Sasha did a little bit of acting,Anthony said. "I didn't mean to do it. I hope people don't overact, it wasn't intentionally."

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