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The fishing scenes are depicted with all the glow of fancy and brilliantPg 147 word-painting for which Mistral is so remarkable.

He never uses a superfluous or a far-fetched word, never indulges in flowers, word-painting, or rhetorical trickery of any kind.

"We will take your word-painting instead," said Mr. Arlington.

It is better to keep down to the bare, although complete, description rather than to attempt any word painting.

We want less word-painting and fine phrases, and more observation at first-hand.


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On this page you'll find 10 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to word painting, such as: apostrophe, aside, association of ideas, chain of thought, free association, and inner monologue.

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