underaction


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Underaction \Un"der*ac`tion\, n.
   Subordinate action; a minor action incidental or subsidiary
   to the main story; an episode.
   [1913 Webster]

         The least episodes or underactions . . . are parts
         necessary or convenient to carry on the main design.
                                                  --Dryden.
   [1913 Webster]
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