underact


un·der·act

verb \ˌən-dər-ˈakt\

Definition of UNDERACT

transitive verb
:  to perform (a dramatic part) with restraint for effect :  underplay
intransitive verb
:  to perform feebly or with restraint

First Known Use of UNDERACT

circa 1623

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