Student Thesaurus

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Entry Word: act
Function: noun
Text: 1 a display of emotion or behavior that is insincere or intended to deceive <was putting on an act when she said she didn't mind being left out of the outing> -- see MASQUERADE
2 a rule of conduct or action laid down by a governing authority and especially a legislator <the Americans with Disabilities Act requires public buildings to have wheelchair access> -- see LAW 1
3 something done by someone <it's acts such as this--locking your little brother outside--that make me feel I can't trust you> -- see ACTION 1