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Depiction   Listen
noun
Depiction  n.  A painting or depicting; a representation.






Collaborative International Dictionary of English 0.48








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"Depiction" Quotes from Famous Books



... from generation to generation. Now and then it happened that a painter more daring than his contemporaries ventured to break with tradition. In the Sixth Dynasty tombs at Deir el Gebrawi, there are instances where the flesh tint of the women is that conventionally devoted to the depiction of men. At Sakkarah, under the Fifth Dynasty, and at Abu Simbel, under the Nineteenth Dynasty, we find men with skins as yellow as those of the women; while in the tombs of Thebes and Abydos, about the time of Thothmes IV. and Horemheb, there occur figures with flesh-tints ...
— Manual Of Egyptian Archaeology And Guide To The Study Of Antiquities In Egypt • Gaston Camille Charles Maspero

... Clever character depiction consists in selecting and presenting only those salient details which will serve to body forth rather a vague image, which shall yet possess a definite personality, to which the reader may give such distinctness as his imagination ...
— Short Story Writing - A Practical Treatise on the Art of The Short Story • Charles Raymond Barrett

... with the same keen, studying look he had given Helen May. Pat did not take it as calmly, however, as Helen May had done. Pat lifted his upper lip again and snarled with an extremely concrete depiction of the primitive ...
— Starr, of the Desert • B. M Bower



Words linked to "Depiction" :   representational process, picture, portraiture, epithet, word-painting, mirror, characterization, portrayal, depict, characterisation, description, word picture, drawing, portrait, picturing, depicting, portraying



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