from life

Definition of from life

of a painting, drawing, etc.

  1. :  from looking at an actual person, object, etc. drawings done from life rather than from photographs

Word by Word Definitions

lifeplay
  1. :  the quality that distinguishes a vital and functional being from a dead body

    :  a principle or force that is considered to underlie the distinctive quality of animate beings

    :  an organismic state characterized by capacity for metabolism (see metabolism 1), growth, reaction to stimuli, and reproduction

  1. :  of or relating to animate being

    :  lifelong

    :  using a living model


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