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portrait

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of portrait

  1. a vivid representation in words of someone or something <his account created in the jurors' heads a detailed portrait of a lonely old man> Synonyms definition, delineation, depiction, picture, description, portraiture, portrayal, rendering, sketch, vignetteRelated Words account, anecdote, chronicle, narrative, report, story, tale, yarn; demonstration, exemplification, illustration; clarification, elucidation, explanation, explication, exposition





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