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act out

verb

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to behave badly
  • because his parents spent so much time with his chronically ill sister, the boy resorted to acting out in order to get attention

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The first known use of act out was circa 1616

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“Act out.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/act%20out. Accessed 9 Dec. 2021.

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