Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of brushstroke.

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Examples

  • Here are images and cultural revelations in brushstrokes of the most glittering oils.

    A Historian For Our Time

  • [W] atching Shut Up & Sing, you're always aware that [Barbara] Kopple and [Cecilia] Peck are painting a portrait for us, in brushstrokes of words, music and pictures, as opposed to telling us what to think.

    GreenCine Daily: Shut Up & Sing.

  • Calmness increases the creativity and authenticity of your "brushstrokes".

    Srinivasan Pillay: The Science of Visualization: Maximizing Your Brain's Potential During The Recession

  • But then when you get closer it's a study of the 'brushstrokes'.

    Latest articles - Radio Prague

  • While we have, thus far, painted a picture with broad brushstrokes, we can add still more detail by examining how members of each religious tradition rate the others.

    American Grace

  • My thumb skimmed over the corner, feeling heavy brushstrokes through the protective bag.

    My Fair Succubi

  • In Nice, inside the museum where the works of the greatest Jew of all, Marc Chagall, are hung, I saw the truth of the longing for God in an upside-down world, expressed by another once living and thinking soul, on canvas, and felt the transcendental shock of it—of psychically merging with the vision and brushstrokes of an avatar.

    Roseanne Archy

  • The painting rocketed to fame, its pigments and brushstrokes unchanged.

    Knowing What Isn't So

  • Yet even these pillars of military historiography frequently painted with mechanical brushstrokes, abbreviating much of the human element as they struggled to chronicle great events from Poland to Tokyo Bay.

    Hell's Ethos

  • Back in China, his strokes became more fluid and spontaneous and his tonal range richer as he layered ink into dark pools and created brushstrokes as ephemeral as smoke.

    A Message in the Landscapes

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