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Synonyms for theatrical

Synonyms for theatrical

suggesting drama or a stage performance, as in emotionality or suspense

overemotional exaggerated behavior calculated for effect

Synonyms for theatrical

suited to or characteristic of the stage or theater


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Perhaps no other production theatricalizes sexual amnesia so precisely as William Wycherley's The Country Wife.
And Doyle's directorial concept of having all the characters except Bobby make music together theatricalizes his emotional dilemma.
However, ever since the Province and Function of Law, his brilliant exegesis on stare decisis precisely displaces, carrricatures, dramatizes, and theatricalizes the scene of crime, as it were
23) Related to Huck "no more than a rabbit", it is Aunt Sally who most propitiously, appetitively and deliberatively (if obviously totally inadvertently), theatricalizes the point:
Julian's attempts at reviving the pagan Dionysian cults degenerate into ludicrously bad theater before cynical audiences, while his idealist attempt to make his imperial court into a model of the virtues theatricalizes the court and inevitably breeds the hypocritical flatteries to which the lonely Julian succumbs (208).