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actor
 n.  a person who acts and gets things done
 n.  a theatrical performer
Classic Sentence: (65 in 5 pages)
1  Now the curtain had been rung down forever, the footlights dimmed and the audience suddenly vanished, while the stunned old actor remained on his empty stage, waiting for his cues.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVI
2  No, I suddenly found myself on the curtain, an actor, posturing and making futile gestures.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXI
3  But the fact is that at the motion-pictures she discovered herself laughing as heartily as Kennicott at the humor of an actor who stuffed spaghetti down a woman's evening frock.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER X
4  Mr. Schnarken was at various high moments a cook, a life-guard, a burlesque actor, and a sculptor.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVI
5  Carol hinted that the play would be improved by cutting, but as every actor except Vida and Guy and herself wailed at the loss of a single line, she was defeated.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVIII
6  He's so good an actor that he convinces his own self.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIII
7  If you didn't want to use me as an actor, I'd love to design the costumes.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVIII
8  On the screen, in the role of a composer, appeared an actor called Eric Valour.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVIII
9  It must have been a young man, and an active one, too, besides being an incomparable actor.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER V. OUR ADVERTISEMENT BRINGS A VISITOR
10  And she was a thorough good sort, making him feel less of an audience, more of an actor, going round the Barn in her wake.
Between the Acts (1941) By Virginia Woolf
Get Context   In Unit 8
11  As far as she could judge, Mr. Crawford was considerably the best actor of all: he had more confidence than Edmund, more judgment than Tom, more talent and taste than Mr. Yates.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVIII
12  She did not like him as a man, but she must admit him to be the best actor, and on this point there were not many who differed from her.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVIII
13  The stage lost a fine actor, even as science lost an acute reasoner, when he became a specialist in crime.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In I. A Scandal in Bohemia
14  When an actor I had, of course, learned all the secrets of making up, and had been famous in the green-room for my skill.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In VI. THE MAN WITH THE TWISTED LIP
15  Prince Vasili always spoke languidly, like an actor repeating a stale part.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER I
Example Sentence: (62 in 5 pages)
16  He dallied with the idea of becoming an actor.
17  The actor's wedding took place in the full glare of publicity/the media.
18  Further movie roles have proved somewhat elusive for the young actor.
19  The actor missed his cue and came onto the stage late.
20  Any actor will tell you that it is easier to perform than to be themselves.
21  The young actor was given a minor part in the new play.
22  Being a professional actor of necessity means working nights and Sundays.
23  It follows that a flow activity is one which provides optimal challenges in relation to the actor's skills.
24  The actor overplayed the role of Hamlet.
25  The actor in role of an old man wears false whiskers.
26  He's an excellent actor, but he doesn't have the sexual allure that the role requires.
27  The young actor was badly miscast as Lear / in the role of Lear.
28  The film stars a famous actor in the part of the mad scientist.
29  He married his son to the actor's daughter.
30  Every actor ought to know his lines backwards before he goes on stage, as nervousness may make him forgetful.