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un·der·act

underact

 
pronunciation:
uhn dr aekt
part of speech: transitive verb & intransitive verb
inflections: underacts, underacting, underacted
definition 1: to perform (a role) in a weak or overly restrained manner.
antonyms:
overact
definition 2: to understate or underplay (a role) intentionally.