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Our daily activity hinged on the repeated description — description, elaboration, and delineation — of matters that were, outside, generally subject to euphemism and elision.
BARACK OBAMA’S SUMMER READING PICK ‘INTIMACIES’ IS AN UNSETTLING NOVEL ABOUT MORAL DILEMMASRON CHARLESJULY 13, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Lifted and unlifted kids generally don’t mix, and this is just one of many sinister delineations between a new breed of haves and have-nots.
IN ‘KLARA AND THE SUN,’ WE GLIMPSE AN EERIE FUTURE THROUGH THE EYES OF A ROBOTVANESSA BATES RAMIREZMARCH 24, 2021SINGULARITY HUB 
The real function of NFTs is to create a clear delineation between ordinary creators and consumers of online content and those privileged enough to be paid to produce content or claim to own “authentic” work.
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Not only do we have so many other categories within media, but the delineations between all of these classifications have blurred.
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Nor are these defects compensated by any high degree of merit in the delineation of the characters.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
Nay, as including these services and others, though as different from each of them, they give its delineation.
THE ORDINANCE OF COVENANTINGJOHN CUNNINGHAM
Such were among the great elegiac poets of Rome, who were generally devoted to the delineation of the passion of love.
BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME IJOHN LORD
The style is stilted, and there is no attempt at delineation of character.
MARY WOLLSTONECRAFTELIZABETH ROBINS PENNELL
After a correct delineation of the character of the deceased, he described the closing scene of his life.
THE SHEEPFOLD AND THE COMMON, VOL. II (OF 2)TIMOTHY EAST
The whole scene was indescribably romantic and picturesque, and worthy of delineation by a more experienced pencil than mine.
HUDSON BAYR.M. BALLANTYNE
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WORDS RELATED TO DELINEATION

  • band
  • bar
  • borderline
  • boundary
  • channel
  • configuration
  • contour
  • crease
  • dash
  • delineation
  • demarcation
  • edge
  • figuration
  • figure
  • frontier
  • furrow
  • groove
  • limit
  • lineament
  • lineation
  • outline
  • profile
  • rule
  • score
  • scratch
  • silhouette
  • streak
  • stripe
  • tracing
  • underline
  • wrinkle
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