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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Staged or contrived effects. (plural)

Usage examples (34)
  • Wow, we usually see such theatrics from the French only at figure skating competitions.
  • “Ultimately, this case, despite the legal theatrics, is just like any other: a means to an end,” he adds, in the other.
  • The theatrics were a welcome diversion from the clothes.
  • The theatrics are the latest evidence of California's dysfunctional government. for more
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