Likeness and Painting


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Likeness noun – A two-dimensional design intended to look like a person or thing.
Painting and likeness are semantically related in picture topic. In some cases you can use "Painting" instead a noun "Likeness".
Nearby Words: like, liken
Synonyms for Likeness


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Painting noun – A picture created with oil paint.
Likeness and painting are semantically related in picture topic. Sometimes you can use "Likeness" instead a noun "Painting", if it concerns topics such as work of art.
Nearby Words: paint, painted, painter, painterly, paintwork
Synonyms for Painting

How words are described

human human likeness human painting
full full likeness full painting
original original likeness original painting
actual actual likeness actual painting
Other adjectives: real, living, animated, famous, strange.

Both words in one sentence

  • Stalker Shrine Creed from Black Cat (during episode 20) is revealed to have made a giant sculpture in Train's likeness as well as a painting of Train and him together.
  • The Hero leaves the room where an artist is either painting or sculpting Reaver's likeness, followed by a comment about how the artist has made a mistake, and then a gunshot.
  • American Gothic Couple In the Spongebob Squarepants episode "Artist Unknown", Squidward Tentacles is revealed to have made a version of the painting, with the two figures drawn in his likeness.
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Painting or Likeness. 2016. Accessed July 27, 2021.

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