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a hunter who, for having seen Diana bathing, was changed by her into a stag and was torn to pieces by his own hounds. Historical Examples Actaeon was a brute for wanting to push in where Diana was bathing. The History of Pendennis William Makepeace Thackeray Among them was Captain Bate, of the Actaeon, who […]
- Act call
Also called act warning. a call or order from the stage manager summoning performers onstage for the beginning of a performance or act. a signal summoning the audience to their seats for the beginning of a performance or act.
- Act curtain
Theater. a curtain for closing the proscenium opening between acts or scenes.
- Act of faith
an act that demonstrates or tests the strength of a person’s convictions, as an important personal sacrifice. noun (Christianity) an act that demonstrates or tests a person’s religious beliefs Behavior that shows or tests a person’s religious or other convictions, as in Rock climbing with a new, inexperienced partner was a real act of faith. […]