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(Entry 1 of 2)

1 a picture using lines to represent the chief features of an object or scene
  • made a quick sketch from which she would create a more detailed painting later

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2 a vivid representation in words of someone or something
  • gave her boss quick sketches of the personalities of the clients he was about to meet

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Synonyms & Antonyms of sketch (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to draw or make apparent the outline of
  • sketched the garden pavilion on a pad of paper so the homeowners would have a rough idea of how it was going to look

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2 to give a representation or account of in words
  • briefly sketched the intent of the reorganization plan

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The first known use of sketch was in 1668

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“Sketch.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Aug. 2020.

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