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- v. To make a picture of; to paint or depict.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To make a picture of; to paint; to picture; to depict.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To portray; paint; picture.
- n. Portrayal; pictured representation; depiction.
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The city of Palermo was also distinguishable; and Julia, as she gazed on its glittering spires; would endeavour in imagination to depicture its beauties, while she secretly sighed for a view of that world, from which she had hitherto been secluded by the mean jealousy of the marchioness, upon whose mind the dread of rival beauty operated strongly to the prejudice of Emilia and Julia.
Conversant with speculations of the sublimest and most perfect natures, the vision in which he embodies his own imaginations unites all of wonderful, or wise, or beautiful, which the poet, the philosopher, or the lover could depicture.
Indeed, madame, this rascal that shares equally in my least faculty is a most pitiful, ignoble rogue! and he has aforetime eked out our common livelihood by such practices as your unsullied imagination could scarcely depicture.
And I would depicture her, a foiled and wistful little wraith, very lonely in eternity, and a bit regretful of the world she loved and of its blundering men, and unhappy, -- for she could never be entirely happy without Peter, -- and I feared, indignant.
Conversant with speculations of the sublimest and most perfect natures, the vision in which he embodies his own imaginations unites all of wonderful or wise or beautiful, which the poet, the philosopher or the lover could depicture.
Analogy does not depicture an inward struggle in his own mind, but as
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Independence, admired the Revolution, and then artfully proceeded to depicture the prosperity that Australia would be likely to enjoy, if separated from the mother country, and become a republic.
She sat as motionless aa a statue; and Jane went on with the courage of an Apostle to depicture, in their true colours, her character and conduct.
What language is adequate to depicture the goodness and the fortitude of that heart which dared to contend alone, against the chilling repukes of a frozen-hearted world and the strong arm of misfortune?
Like Nestor, who preaches about the fine fellows he remembered in his youth, Lepidus (although barely yet in his grand climacteric!) will depicture, with moving eloquence, the numerous precious volumes of far-famed collectors, which he has seen, like Macbeth's witches,