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painting

noun

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a picture created with oil paint
  • the Mona Lisa is a haunting painting of a woman with a most mysterious smile

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painting

verb
present participle of paint

Synonyms & Antonyms of painting (Entry 2 of 2)

2 to give color or a different color to
  • I've decided to paint the bathroom walls purple

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The first known use of painting was in the 13th century

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“Painting.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/painting. Accessed 18 May. 2022.

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