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 for byplay
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Byplay \By"play\, n.
     Action carried on aside, and commonly in dumb show, while the
     main action proceeds.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  byplay
      n 1: incidental activity performed by an actor for dramatic
           effect; "his business with the cane was hilarious" [syn:
           business, stage business, byplay]

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