Part of speech:
A small portion, degree, or amount:
A momentary shock or scare:
(Slang) A person or thing singled out for a particular characteristic:
Action or fact, as opposed to rhetoric or deliberation.
The definition of a monologue is a speech presented by one person.
The definition of a sketch is a rough design without much detail.
A written or printed paper that bears the original, official, or legal form of something and can be used to furnish decisive evidence or information.
(--- Law) An official order to appear in court, specif. to respond as a defendant to a charge; also, the writ containing such an order
Authorization or sanction, as by a superior or the law
A seal affixed to a document, especially a document from the Pope.
An authoritative order having the force of law.
A sequence or arrangement of successive things:
A law or ballot initiative adopted by a legislature as a remedy for a problem.
The action or effect of an agency:
A superior force; the term is used in civil cases to denote an act of God. A loss vis major results from natural causes, such as a hurricane, tornado, or earthquake, and without the intervention of human beings. It is a loss that could not have been prevented by diligence or by having taken precautions. See also force majeure.
A degree in progress or a grade or rank in a scale:
Conformity with what is proper or fitting
(Countable) (turn-based games) An action carried out when it is one's turn to play.
A change in strategy.
(Computers) A program or system designed to take advantage of a particular error or security vulnerability in computers or networks.
A mode of action or behavior:
Politeness, esp. in a merely formal way
Amenity is defined as a good sense of etiquette.
A piece of fabric or other material that hangs in a window or open space as a decoration, shade, screen, or divider.
A false appearance; a pretense:
The definition of a sham is something or someone that is false or has a disguise.
A disguise or false outward show; a pretense:
Clothes or accessories worn to conceal one's true identity.
To present, produce, or perform (a play, etc.)
To pretend is defined as to claim, to make believe or imitate.
To perform the tasks or behaviors typically associated with (something), especially as part of one's character or normal duties:
To present a dramatic or musical work or other entertainment before an audience.
To put or keep in action; work (a machine, etc.)
To act in a required or expected manner; work
1857, ""The Leary Man"", in Anglicus Ducange, The Vulgar Tongue
To ham is defined as to overact.
To deliver a formal recitation, especially as an exercise in rhetoric or elocution.
To talk or say in a loud, wild, extravagant way; declaim violently; rave
(Chiefly British) To pawn.
To regard or present (actions, oneself, etc.) as though in a play; give dramatic quality to
To rehearse a play, concert, etc.
To play the part of as in a play or film
(Sports) To perform a fake.
To represent falsely; pretend to:
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 have or take on the appearance, sound, or character of; imitate:
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 officiate is to preside over something, to perform a ceremony, or to be in charge of something.
To work; toil:
To perform (a piece of music, a part in a play, etc.)
To traverse in a vehicle:
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:
(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
The repose of death:
To hold back; keep oneself (from doing something); forbear
To stop; end
To pause; stop momentarily
To pass (time) without doing anything:
To prevent the flow or passage of:
To work as a waiter or waitress.
Something that can or should be done (usually in the phrase dos and don'ts).
(Sports) To remove (a player) from the field of play and bring on another in his place.
To belong; befall:
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