Examples of portrayal in a Sentence
his novel presents a moving portrayal of a woman searching for personal fulfillment and happiness
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His self-portrayal as a kind of digital-age serf, taking orders from always-on GrubHub overlords, has become shaky.
In 2015, Spacey won the Golden Globe Award for Best Drama Actor for his portrayal of Underwood.
But in her largely autobiographical portrayal of Sam, Adlon, at the age of 51, has created a role of her career, one that puts not just her face, but her life on screen.
Hollywood’s portrayal of Philadelphia fans is actually pretty accurate.
Still, there was much to respect in his firm portrayal of one of Verdi’s most complex protagonists.
Despite her sunny, fresh-faced looks that hark back to an earlier and less complicated Hollywood era, Stone in her portrayals has often exhibited a distraughtness and a steel core beneath all the chipperness.
Worth noting: The Latino Victory Fund TV ad that’s getting attention for its portrayal of a truck with a Confederate flag and an Ed Gillespie bumper sticker terrorizing children of color has only a small amount of money behind it.
The film’s especially harsh in its portrayal of attorney general Robert F. Kennedy (Michael Stahl-David) as a steely weasel of an operator, initially uncomprehending of Johnson’s usefulness.
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Synonymsdefinition, delineation, depiction, picture, portrait, portraiture, description, rendering, sketch, vignette
Related Wordsaccount, anecdote, chronicle, narrative, report, story, tale, yarn; demonstration, exemplification, illustration; clarification, elucidation, explanation, explication, exposition
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