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Synonyms for act up

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. act up, carry on(verb)

    misbehave badly; act in a silly or improper way

    "The children acted up when they were not bored"

    deal, preserve, bear on, carry on, continue, act up, conduct, proceed, go on, uphold

  2. act up(verb)

    make itself felt as a recurring pain

    "My arthritis is acting up again"

    act up, carry on


  1. act up(verb)

    To misbehave; to cause trouble.

    carry on


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