theatrical

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the·at·ri·cal / [unvoicedth]ēˈatrikəl/ • adj. of, for, or relating to acting, actors, or the theater: theatrical productions. ∎  exaggerated and excessively dramatic: Henry looked over his shoulder with theatrical caution. DERIVATIVES: the·at·ri·cal·ism / -ˌlizəm/ n. the·at·ri·cal·i·ty / -ˌatriˈkalitē/ n. the·at·ri·cal·i·za·tion / -ˌatrikəliˈzāshən/ n. the·at·ri·cal·ize / -ˌlīz/ v. the·at·ri·cal·ly / -ik(ə)lē/ adv.

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