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Verb
Present participle for to behave badly
Verb
Present participle for to engage in attention-getting playful or boisterous behavior
Verb
Present participle for behave badly
“Lloyd said a dip in quality of teaching meant some well-behaved primary school pupils began to act up in the first year at their comprehensive.”
Verb
Ceasing to function
“I reckon I covered a mile before my legs started to act up.”
Adjective
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Adjective
Characteristic of melodrama, especially in being exaggerated or overemotional
Noun
The state of being naughty
Noun
Refusal to obey
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