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adjective as in illustrated

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Throughout the series’ many memorable meta-episodes, Supernatural originally kept portraying its own female fans as creepy, embarrassing stalkers, while perpetually treating its female characters as cannon fodder.

From Vox

It’s an interesting exercise to walk into the building and look for the humans and see how they’re portrayed.

From Vox

Many of these suits, similar to other industries, revolve around screen reader devices being unable to properly portray website content to users.

In a statement, Gap backtracked saying that while it had intended to portray an image of unity, having always been a brand that “bridges the gap between individuals, cultures and generations” it was “just too soon” for this particular message.

From Digiday

Hugh Laurie plays Ryan Clark, a British actor hired to pose as the Avenue 5′s captain — the ship is actually helmed by an engineer who dies in the pilot — and is accompanied by Josh Gad portraying the ship’s billionaire owner, Herman Judd.

David Prowse, the actor who portrayed Darth Vader, wished to come back but had to turn down the role because of ill health.

Among the characters to be portrayed were the people I had written about—the unsung heroes of the Selma campaign.

Same goes for the comic book character “Captain America,” which Marvel announced in July would be now be portrayed as a black man.

Abramson, biting her tongue, was widely portrayed in rival outlets as classily above the fray.

Of course there are times when actual CIA practice would have been different from that portrayed in Homeland.

She was also supposed to be the original or model of “the Virtuous Woman” therein portrayed!

Are you not the only writer who has successfully portrayed the emotional side of American life?

In a few other pictures the spiritual life of women is portrayed with remarkable tenderness.

Count Beugnot, as portrayed by himself, produces a feeling of high respect and esteem.

Even those books, I mean the old love stories, portrayed a great deal of female chivalry and heroism.


On this page you'll find 134 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to portrayed, such as: blocked-out, delineated, depicted, descriptive, diagrammatic, and drawn.

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