Overact

Definition of Overact

O`ver`act´
v. t.1.To act or perform to excess; to exaggerate in acting; as, he overacted his part.
2.To act upon, or influence, unduly.
The hope of inheritance overacts them.
- Milton.
v. i.1.To act more than is necessary; to go to excess in action.

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