from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Same as portrayal.


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  • It's so beautiful with the portrayment of different types of loves, and the whole big scandal and plottings behind.

    yanxious Diary Entry

  • El Greco's romantic portrayment of his adopted city is as true now as the day it was painted -- one catches a glimpse of the scene when the contrasts of light and shadow are strong.

    Promenades of an Impressionist

  • In the case of the bereaved husband, there is no charm so powerful in its effects as the vivid portrayment of the virtues of her who has gone down to the grave; and it may well be said, that the heart that will not give out its feelings to the impassioned description of the amiable properties of the departed helpmate, is all but incurable.

    Wilson's Tales of the Borders and of Scotland Volume 17


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