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delineated

adjective

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(Entry 1 of 2)

producing a mental picture through clear and impressive description
  • the finely delineated characters of the novel will seem real to the reader

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delineated

verb
past tense of delineate

Synonyms & Antonyms of delineated (Entry 2 of 2)

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 delineated was in 1641

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“Delineated.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/delineated. Accessed 27 May. 2022.

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