graphic stresses the evoking of a clear lifelike picture.
a graphic account of combat
vivid suggests an impressing on the mind of the vigorous aliveness of something.
a vivid re-creation of an exciting event
picturesque suggests the presentation of a striking or effective picture composed of features notable for their distinctness and charm.
a picturesque account of his travels
Examples of graphic in a Sentence
the report offered many graphic details about the devastating earthquake that rocked the area
got a degree in graphic design Noun
She illustrated her talk with a graphic showing state population growth.
the use of graphics in the text of the dictionary helps to break up the visual monotony of the page
Recent Examples on the Web
Associated Press text, photo, graphic, audio and/or video material shall not be published, broadcast, rewritten for broadcast or publication or redistributed directly or indirectly in any medium.—Paige Eichkorn, Arkansas Online, 18 Sep. 2023 Today, The Times launched Immigrant Dreams, a series of articles, photos and videos based on the survey findings as well as work by Times reporters, photographers and graphic artists.—Los Angeles Times, 17 Sep. 2023 Instead, prosecutors spent the week showing graphic video of the shooting.—Keith L. Alexander, Washington Post, 17 Sep. 2023 The fight was captured on graphic video by a witness.—Eric Levenson, CNN, 14 Sep. 2023 There’s no gore or blood or graphic images of any kind associated with those scenes.—David Rooney, The Hollywood Reporter, 14 Sep. 2023 Some opted for a blazer to achieve a put together look without layering too many items while others wore graphic T-shirts or crewneck sweatshirts and elevated their ‘fit with accessories like necklaces or sunglasses.—Kerane Marcellus, Essence, 13 Sep. 2023 For his date night look, Holland complemented his actress girlfriend in a graphic Beyoncé T-shirt, leather jacket and trousers, all black.—Bailey Richards, Peoplemag, 5 Sep. 2023 The graphic wall treatment highlights embroidered artwork, a cozy hanging rattan chair, and party essentials stowed on a portable bar cart.—Caitlin Sole, Better Homes & Gardens, 5 Sep. 2023
And the graphics were so much more than looking through a viewfinder in 2D and shooting people talking.—Erik Morse, Vogue, 18 Sep. 2023 The Auburn Tigers graphics also help motivate you to train like your favorite team.—Mark Heim | Mheim@al.com, al, 18 Sep. 2023 Designers Bruno Basso and Chris Brooke were pioneers in digital imaging on fabric—creating complex, vivid, and swirling imagery, including Byzantine fractals and Japanese florals—shaping garments with innovative pattern cutting that elevated and matched the graphics meticulously.—Mark C. O'Flaherty, Robb Report, 17 Sep. 2023 Due to Starfield's demanding graphics, though, many gamers have been asking for it to be added to GeForce Now, which provides the power of a high-end GPU via streaming.—Kegan Mooney, PCMAG, 14 Sep. 2023 The three games are all coming to the Switch with improved graphics and, hopefully, improved control schemes.—Jay Peters, The Verge, 14 Sep. 2023 Estimates for rival chipmaker Nvidia’s share of the machine-learning graphics processor market reach as high as 95%.—The Motley Fool, Dallas News, 10 Sep. 2023 The graphics on this page are based on government data.—Baltimore Sun Staff, Baltimore Sun, 6 Sep. 2023 Trump would go on to share a graphic of Orban along with his quote on his own social media platform Truth Social late Friday.—Jenny Goldsberry, Washington Examiner, 2 Sep. 2023 See More
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Adjective and Noun
Latin graphicus, from Greek graphikos, from graphein
Adjective combining form
Late Latin -graphicus, from Greek -graphikos, from graphikos