Delineate and Draw


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Delineate verb – To draw or make apparent the outline of.
Usage example: the man's roly-poly shape was softly delineated by the glow of the fire

Draw is a synonym for delineate in outline topic. In some cases you can use "Draw" instead a verb "Delineate", when it comes to topics like picture, art, representation, describe. popular alternative
Nearby Words: delineation, delineating, delineator
Synonyms for Delineate


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Draw verb – To give a representation or account of in words.
Usage example: a writer who draws characters with lifelike clarity

Delineate is a synonym for draw in sketch topic. You can use "Delineate" instead a verb "Draw", if it concerns topics such as picture, art, representation, paint. popular alternative
Nearby Words: drawing, drawn
Synonyms for Draw

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character delineate character draw character
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