Synonyms to playing possum

mimicry, acting, aggressive mimicry, apery, aping, buffoonery, business, caricature, characterization, cryptic mimicry, dumb show, embodiment, enacting, enactment, gag, ham, hammy acting, hoke, hokum, imitation, impersonation, incarnation, masquerade, mimesis, mimicking, miming, mock, mockery, mummery, overacting, pantomime, pantomiming, parody, parrotry, patter, performance, performing, personation, personification, playacting, playing, portrayal, posing, projection, protective coloration, representation, slapstick, stage business, stage directions, stage presence, stunt, synaposematic mimicry, taking a role, a continental, a curse, a damn, a darn, a hoot, absurdity, abuse, affront, aspersion, atrocity, bagatelle, banter, bauble, bean, bibelot, bit, booing, brass farthing, brickbat, burlesque, butt, button, byword, byword of reproach, casuistry, catcalling, cent, chaffing, contempt, contumely, crossed fingers, curio, cut, decrial, derision, despite, disappointment, disdain, disingenuousness, disparagement, dump, dupe, emptiness