pictorialize

verb
pic·​to·​ri·​al·​ize | \pik-ˈtȯr-ē-ə-ˌlīz \
pictorialized; pictorializing

Definition of pictorialize 

transitive verb

: to represent by a picture or illustrate with pictures

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pictorialization \ pik-​ˌtȯr-​ē-​ə-​lə-​ˈzā-​shən \ noun

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illuminate, illustrate

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Examples of pictorialize in a Sentence

N.C. Wyeth is remembered for vividly pictorializing a number of classic works of literature.

First Known Use of pictorialize

1844, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of pictorialize was in 1844

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