Description and Depiction


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Description noun – A vivid representation in words of someone or something.
Usage example: we immediately recognized the man from our cousin's description of him

Depiction is a synonym for description in account topic. In some cases you can use "Depiction" instead a noun "Description", when it comes to topics like show, portrayal, definition, writing. popular alternative
Nearby Words: describe, described, descriptive, describing, descriptor
Synonyms for Description


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Depiction noun – A vivid representation in words of someone or something.
Usage example: the set piece of the novel is a depiction of the battle that makes readers feel like they were there

Description is a synonym for depiction in show topic. You can use "Description" instead a noun "Depiction", if it concerns topics such as representation, portrayal, definition. popular alternative
Nearby Words: depict, depicted, depictive, depicting
Synonyms for Depiction

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long long description long depiction
exact exact description exact depiction
detailed detailed description detailed depiction
Other adjectives: typical, common, perfect, complete, standard, original, accurate, actual, great, unique, traditional, general, explicit, inaccurate, graphic, exaggerated, literal, realistic, classical, generic, unflattering.
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