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Word: histrionic

Definition: theatrical; excessively dramatic or emotional; affected; of actors or acting; N. histrionics: histrionic behavior


Sentences Containing 'histrionic'

By and by he says: "But the histrionic muse is the darling.
Don't ever tell ME any more that a nigger ain't got any histrionic talent.
Given that the A1+ allele is associated with dissocial personality disorder, one may infer that the allele is also associated with narcissistic personality disorder and histrionic personality disorder.
This blacksmith cub was there, and the histrionic poison entered his bones.
Uscitone, gets in company with the latter, becoming, thanks to its unparalleled histrionic skills, a very good organizer and implementer of fraud, cheating able to weigh the one who had caused his imprisonment, the refined Lallo.

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