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  Definition of depiction
  1. representation by drawing or painting etc
  2. a drawing of the outlines of forms or objects
  3. a representation by picture or portraiture
  4. a graphic or vivid verbal description; "too often the narrative was interrupted by long word pictures"; "the author gives a depressing picture of life in Poland"; "the pamphlet contained brief characterizations of famous Vermonters"
Similar Words: delineation, portrayal, limning, line drawing, depicting, portraying, word picture, word-painting, picture, characterization, characterisation

 

Hyponyms: portraiture, animalization, mirror, epithet, portrayal, portrait

 

Derivational Morphology: portray, present, define, delineate, limn, outline, trace, draw, line, describe, picture, depict, render, show, qualify, characterize, characterise, specify, delimit, delimitate

 

Anagrams: deception

 

 
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