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delineate

verb

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1 to draw or make apparent the outline of
  • the man's roly-poly shape was softly delineated by the glow of the fire

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2 to give a representation or account of in words
  • the story does a remarkable job of delineating the emotions that immigrants feel upon their arrival in a strange country

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The first known use of delineate was in 1559

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“Delineate.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/delineate. Accessed 8 December 2019.

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