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Definition display emotion — especially in an exaggerated way as for the stage
  • an Oprah-style culture of public emoting
  • She has a fine voice, but does not emote the lyrics.
  • There is a point when grief exceeds the human capacity to emote, and as a result one is strangely composed—she had reached that point.
    Abraham Verghese  --  Cutting for Stone
  • After that—or before that (there are several theories)—we emote.
    John Gardner  --  The Sunlight Dialogues
  • It seemed as if the shaft sighed every time steam rose from it, as if emoting a whisper of anticipation.
    Homer Hickam  --  October Sky
  • He emotes.
    Neal Shusterman  --  Unwind

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