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histrionics

noun [plural]     /ˌhɪs.triˈɒn.ɪks/ US  /-ˈɑː.nɪks/ disapproving
very emotional and energetic behaviour that is not sincere and has no real meaning: I'd had enough of Lydia's histrionics.Affected and insincere
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