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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Casey said audiences will find the casting and portrayals of the little girl pageant contestants especially creative and innovative.
Laetitia Dosch took the best new actress prize for her portrayal of a young Parisienne in Montparnasse Bienvenue.
In Melanie Julian’s unsubtle portrayal, Guare’s protagonist is an often annoying Union Army nurse capable of spurts of heroism, but prone to poor judgment in matters of both commerce and morality.
Annette Bening plays Grahame, and was showered with praise for her portrayal of an actor well past her prime trying to navigate the film industry in the 1970s.
Jess Karcher, a Broward College student and Marine Corps veteran, said he was deeply offended by Rockford’s portrayal.
On Sunday, McDormand won the SAG Award for her portrayal just weeks after taking home the Golden Globe for best actress in a drama.
Balfe was recently nominated for a Golden Globe for her portrayal of Claire Fraser in Season 3 of the series.
It later was nominated for five Academy Awards, and Eddie Redmayne won an Oscar for his portrayal of Stephen Hawking.
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First Known Use of portrayal
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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