Antic and Play


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Antic noun – A playful or mischievous act intended as a joke.
Usage example: we'll have no more of your antics, so just settle down

Play and antic are semantically related. In some cases you can use "Play" instead a noun "Antic".
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Play noun – Activity engaged in to amuse oneself.
Antic and play are semantically related. Sometimes you can use "Antic" instead a noun "Play".
Nearby Words: played, playful, player, playfulness, playing
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  • Discworld / Making Money One Courtroom Antic later, and Moist sees the only truly smart move to play is to come clean and confess to his past crimes.
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