A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

EMOTE

Mon, 28 Mar '22
Be melodramatic on stage
Mon, 20 Dec '21
Act poorly?
Tue, 9 Nov '21
Overact
Mon, 4 Oct '21
Be overdramatic
Fri, 16 Apr '21
Ham it up
Mon, 22 Feb '21
Ham it up
Sun, 17 Jan '21
Behave theatrically