outact

verb
out·act | \ˌau̇t-ˈakt \
outacted; outacting; outacts

Definition of outact 

transitive verb

: to outdo or surpass in acting He's outacted at every turn by a spry supporting cast …— Jason Lynch

First Known Use of outact

1644, in the meaning defined above

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