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de·pict

 (dĭ-pĭkt′)
tr.v. de·pict·ed, de·pict·ing, de·picts
1. To represent in a picture or sculpture: Each page's border has designs that depict forest animals.
2. To represent in words; describe: stories that depict life on the frontier.

[Middle English depicten, from Latin dēpingere, dēpict- : dē-, de- + pingere, to picture; see peig- in Indo-European roots.]

de·pic′tion n.
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Adj.1.depicted - represented graphically by sketch or design or lines
delineate, delineated, represented - represented accurately or precisely
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Polygnotus depicted men as nobler than they are, Pauson as less noble, Dionysius drew them true to life.
that Shakespeare had depicted Brutus and Cassius as "Jack Puddins.
And then he heard Lydgate's account of the troubles which Rosamond had already depicted to him in her way.
Let not the modern paintings of this scene mislead us; for though the creature encountered by that valiant whaleman of old is vaguely represented of a griffin-like shape, and though the battle is depicted on land and the saint on horseback, yet considering the great ignorance of those times, when the true form of the whale was unknown to artists; and considering that as in Perseus' case, St.
The mural painting depicted scenes of rare and wonderful beauty; mountains, rivers, lake, ocean, meadow, trees and flowers, winding roadways, sun-kissed gardens--scenes which might have portrayed earthly views but for the different colorings of the vegetation.
Passepartout was by no means one of those pert dunces depicted by Moliere with a bold gaze and a nose held high in the air; he was an honest fellow, with a pleasant face, lips a trifle protruding, soft-mannered and serviceable, with a good round head, such as one likes to see on the shoulders of a friend.
The amazement which was suddenly depicted upon his deformed face caused the bursts of laughter to redouble around him.
For the first time Victory saw the likeness of a horse, and she was much affected by a huge oil which depicted some ancient cavalry charge against a battery of field guns.
HAVING in the three last numbers taken a summary review of the principal circumstances and events which have depicted the genius and fate of other confederate governments, I shall now proceed in the enumeration of the most important of those defects which have hitherto disappointed our hopes from the system established among ourselves.
Even Ali, who had hastened to obey the Count's summons, went forth from his master's presence in charmed amazement at the unusual animation and pleasure depicted on features ordinarily so stern and cold; while, as though dreading to put to flight the agreeable ideas hovering over his patron's meditations, whatever they were, the faithful Nubian walked on tiptoe towards the door, holding his breath, lest its faintest sound should dissipate his master's happy reverie.
Ann Radcliffe could not have depicted yon mountains in a more appalling aspect.
This action was so unlike her usual composure and the fear depicted on Prince Vasili's face so out of keeping with his dignity that Pierre stopped and glanced inquiringly over his spectacles at his guide.