One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
- another term for theatrical
stage, dramatic, thespian, dramaturgicalView synonyms
- ‘She ran that shop with an artistic, even a theatric, flair.’
- ‘As Bette tells me this I can't help but think that she might already have theatric plans for the two-year-old.’
- ‘Not only did he kill an awful lot of women, he did so in grand, theatric fashion.’
- ‘With a theatric bow and a turn on his heel, Hersby faded back into the corridor's shadows.’
- ‘Julian didn't flinch, but gave a theatric sigh and said, ‘Assaulting an officer is a hanging offense.’’
- ‘Why it's grounds for a duel, or something theatric like that.’
- ‘After convincing a skeptical Atwood of her novel's theatric viability, he hired the British actor/writer Paul Bentley to provide the libretto.’
- ‘When asked if it's intimidating to undertake a play that boasts such a rich production track record on stage and on the big screen, he is quick to underline that the theatric opportunities outnumber the pitfalls.’
- ‘Hlestakov is obviously the theatric portrayal of every corrupt government official since 1836.’
- ‘Under the influence of Corthell, Laura's nervousness, selfish insecurity, and old love for theatric self-representation returns.’
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