present participle of depict
as in characterizing
to point out the chief quality or qualities of an individual or group the report depicted him as a reliable assistant and an employee who could be entrusted with any task

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“Depicting.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Oct. 2023.

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