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noun as in reporting


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He also described reading widely to buttress his leadership skills—mostly biographies of figures like Steve Jobs, Albert Einstein and Howard Hughes, but also science treatises like Steven Wolfram’s A Project to Find the Fundament Theories of Physics.

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Thoughtful, personal communication has also been key, said Mark Hoplamazian, CEO of Hyatt Hotels, who describes the year for the company and the travel industry as “extraordinarily painful.”

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That’s the word Superintendent Cindy Marten chose to describe the state of the district during her annual speech this week.

“Unstoppable” is not exactly the adjective that Delphine Duckett, a grandmother of six, would have chosen to describe the district’s operations.

In order to properly classify mosaics, Domokos started describing them with two numbers.

They are fathers, describing to the rest of us what I thought was a widely acknowledged reality.

As a writer, I tried mainly to stick close to the concrete particulars of the events and the performances I was describing.

At times, it reads as if he is describing the backdrop of a Hieronymus Bosch painting.

Describing by biographers as an avid writer of letters, little of his correspondence appears available to public view.

They would speak up, but in tones still soft and placid; and Spahn often overheard them describing him as a “beautiful person.”

Whether we take this phrase as describing the object or result of founding that college, it is a case of Concurrence.

It is used in describing the operation of cutting in twain the animal sacrificed at the ratification of a covenant.

As land is increasing everywhere in value more pains is taken in describing it, than formerly.

Mere clerical errors or mistakes in describing it may be corrected even after it has been destroyed.

One little part he dexterously omitted, describing the cause of death—disease of the heart.

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On this page you'll find 72 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to describing, such as: definitive, detailed, eloquent, expressive, identifying, and illuminating.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.