Part of speech:
Arranged regularly between other parts, as stamens between petals.
The definition of substitute is someone or something used in place of another person or thing.
Temporarily assuming the duties of another
Having reaffirmed belief through Jewish confirmation
Having all sides or faces equal. For example, a square is a regular polygon, and a cube is a regular polyhedron.
The definition of vicarious is living as if through someone else or acting for someone else.
Organized activity to accomplish an objective:
A display of insincere behavior
To prevent the flow or passage of:
To get ease and refreshment by ceasing from work or exertion
The definition of permanent is someone or something that is supposed to last for a very long time.
Something that will last for only a limited period of time; transitory. Temporary is meaningless with regard to the duration of the length of time that it will last; however, it is used to designate absence of permanence.
Acting as deputy
Holding an auxiliary position; subordinate.
Surrogate means taking the place of.
Something enacted, as a law or decree
The act or process of portraying someone or something:
Dramatic or stagy behavior:
The duplicating or reproducing of certain characteristics or conditions, as of a system or physical process, by the use of a model or representation, for study, training, etc.
The way in which someone or something functions:
Close resemblance, in color, form, or behavior, of one organism to another or to some object in its environment, as of some insects to the leaves or twigs of plants: it serves to disguise or conceal an organism from a predator or prey
The art of portraying characters and acting out situations or a narrative by gestures and body movement without the use of words; pantomime.
Of or connected with drama
Exaggeratedly emotional or sentimental; histrionic:
Of, relating to, or suitable for dramatic performance or the theater.
Lights placed in a row along the front of a stage floor.
In the meantime; temporarily
Having the nature of a temporary provision; arranged or established for the time being, pending permanent arrangement or establishment
A particular step, phase, or position in a developmental process.
An act is defined as an action or something which is done.
Clothes or accessories worn to conceal one's true identity.
A false show of something
Truth or reality. Used with the.
To function; operate:
To present, produce, or perform (a play, etc.)
To perform the tasks or behaviors typically associated with (something), especially as part of one's character or normal duties:
To stir the emotions:
To put or keep in action; work (a machine, etc.)
To act in a required or expected manner; work
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To ham is defined as to overact.
To deliver a formal recitation, especially as an exercise in rhetoric or elocution.
To rehearse a play, concert, etc.
To play the part of as in a play or film
(Sports) To perform a fake.
To make a parody of something.
To imitate derisively or comically; parody
To act as a mime; play a part with gestures and actions, but without words
To represent or perform in or as in a play; act out
To act the part of
Wield is defined as to handle a tool, weapon or power with skill.
To work on something.
To labor continuously; work strenuously.
To work as a servant
Produce is defined as to create or bring into being.
To work; toil:
Exploit is defined as to use someone or something to achieve one's own purposes.
To perform (a piece of music, a part in a play, etc.)
To traverse in a vehicle:
To deed is defined as to transfer land to someone.
To copy or imitate something without the right to do so and with the intent to deceive or defraud by representing the copy or imitation to be the original or to be genuine if no original ever existed (such as passing off a painting as a particular work by Claude Monet when, in fact, Monet never painted such a piece of art).
To show the way; lead.
To conduct or behave (oneself) in a particular manner:
To cause to become active; rouse:
(Intransitive, copulative) To seem; to have a certain semblance; to look.
Seem is defined as to appear.
(Rowing) To work (an oar) by drawing it toward one
To work as a prostitute
To engage in (a vocation or hobby, for example); practice.
To be liable or accountable:
To give as a reply; answer.
To act or work in order to eliminate, curtail, or stop:
To struggle or work hard in trying to beat or overcome someone or something; contend
To consign for future use or for preservation:
To develop is defined as to grow or to become more advanced, or can mean to cause something to grow, or to build improvements on land.
To carry on, engage in, or practice (an occupation or business).
To put knowledge into practice; work at or follow a profession, as medicine, law, etc.
To create is to make something.
To move, lead, get, put, make, compel, etc. (a person or thing) by some stratagem or scheme
To enforce is described as to compel someone to abide by a rule, law or order.
Proceed is defined as to continue after stopping.
To take the first step in doing; start:
To perpetrate is to perform or carry out an act, or to commit an illegal or wrongful act.
To persist in or remain constant to a purpose, idea, or task in the face of obstacles or discouragement.
To succeed in accomplishing; bring about:
To bring to an issue of full success; to effect; to perform; to execute fully; to fulfill; as, to accomplish a design, an object, a promise.
To present, represent, or exhibit on or as on a stage
To give (a gift, donation, award, etc.) to a person, organization, etc.
To perform for an audience:
To assume a false appearance or character; dissemble.
(Intransitive) Assume or maintain a pose; strike an attitude.
(Archaic) To conduct (oneself)
To behave or conduct (oneself) in a given manner; comport.
(Reflexive) To bear (oneself); to behave or conduct.
To endure something with tolerance or patience:
To bear or conduct (oneself); behave
To hold back; keep oneself (from doing something); forbear
To stop; end
To pause; stop momentarily
To pass (time) without doing anything:
To work as a waiter or waitress.
To belong; befall:
Affected is defined as a situation when something impacts you or is something that was directed towards you and resulted in some emotional or other change in you.
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