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silhouettes

noun
plural of silhouette

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(Entry 1 of 2)

a line that traces the outer limits of an object or surface
  • cartoonists often try to give their characters recognizable silhouettes

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silhouettes

verb
present tense third-person singular of silhouette

Synonyms of silhouettes (Entry 2 of 2)

to draw or make apparent the outline of
  • in the photograph the majestic mountain is strikingly silhouetted against the setting sun

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“Silhouettes.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/silhouettes. Accessed 28 Jul. 2021.

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