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  Words related to portray

Related / Similar Words: depict, limn, present, impersonate

 

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

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    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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