pictorial

[ pik-tawr-ee-uhl, -tohr-ee-uhl ]SEE DEFINITION OF pictorial
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They tend to partake of the methods of pictorial caricature.

The least change in our point of view, gives the whole world a pictorial air.

Mrs. Denyse pointed majestically to the pictorial blur in the paper.

Nor is there any pictorial representation of the interior of the playhouse.

The first is taken from the Sunday Pictorial, of all papers.

We are fortunate in having a pictorial representation of such a papakhu.

For pictorial work or special effects other papers are preferable.

They are too racial, and in parts too pictorial to be dissected in narrative style.

This is most important for the pictorial effects and is given careful study.

Along about that time I am thinking about the pictorial effects.

WORD ORIGIN

1640s, from Latin pictorius "of a painter," from pictor "painter," from past participle stem of pingere "to make pictures" (see paint (v.)) + -al (1). The noun meaning "journal in which pictures are the main feature" is first recorded 1844. Related: Pictorially.

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