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  Definition of portray
  1. portray in words; "The book portrays the actor as a selfish person"
  2. make a portrait of; "Goya wanted to portray his mistress, the Duchess of Alba"
  3. represent in a painting, drawing, sculpture, or verbally; "The father is portrayed as a good-looking man in this painting"
  4. assume or act the character of; "She impersonates Madonna"; "The actor portrays an elderly, lonely man"
Similar Words: depict, limn, present, impersonate

 

Hyponyms: commend

 

Derivational Morphology: portrayal, portraiture, portrait, portraitist, portrait painter, portrayer, limner, depicting, depiction, portraying, painting, picture, presentation, presentment, demonstration, display, delineation, characterization, enactment, personation, character, role, theatrical role, part, persona, imposture, impersonation

 

 
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