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noun as in scenario

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noun as in story

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Among the images showcased are several vignettes, both vintage and recent.

Even now, when energy allows, she still writes short vignettes for herself, and for her friends.

So—most of these stories are vignettes: short shorts, sketches, lightning flashes of fiction that last only a paragraph or two.

The video shows vignettes of passengers sleeping and also complaining about the lack of sleep.

Another story, "Relating," contains seven smaller stories (more like vignettes) that are studies in minutia.

In the same style are his vignettes, which are of acknowledged beauty.

He handed Andrea the rare volume, which was illustrated with erotic vignettes.

Each contains 38 colour pages, over 40 full-page black-and-white Illustrations, and a large number of Vignettes.

Many of his Vignettes, with which he illustrated his novels, cannot fail to suggest a kind of Dicky-Doyleian humour.

All these editions include the vignettes, which are very helpful in understanding the text.


On this page you'll find 7 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to vignettes, such as: sketch, scene, picture, and story.

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