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depiction

noun

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a vivid representation in words of someone or something
  • the set piece of the novel is a depiction of the battle that makes readers feel like they were there

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The first known use of depiction was in 1688

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“Depiction.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/depiction. Accessed 27 Jan. 2022.

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