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portraying

verb
present participle of portray

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2 to point out the chief quality or qualities of an individual or group
  • traditionally, European authors portrayed the natives as wise and noble

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3 to present a picture of
  • a landscape that portrays the scenery near the town where the painter grew up

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4 to present a portrayal or performance of
  • gained fame portraying Susan B. Anthony in a one-woman show

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

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