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 Meanings and Examples of DEPICT
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depict
 v.  represent in a picture or sculpture; portray in words; describe
Classic Sentence: (27 in 2 pages)
1  It would require a painter, and no common painter too, to depict my aunt's face as she delivered herself of this very unexpected sentiment, and Miss Murdstone's face as she heard it.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 14. MY AUNT MAKES UP HER MIND ABOUT ME
2  And therefore, if they want to depict, not God, but a revolutionist or a sage, let them take from history a Socrates, a Franklin, a Charlotte Corday, but not Christ.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 5: Chapter 9
3  Nor, will the tragic dramatist who would depict mortal indomitableness in its fullest sweep and direct swing, ever forget a hint, incidentally so important in his art, as the one now alluded to.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 33. The Specksnyder.
4  It required no very vivid imagination to depict the most frightful scenes through which I should have to pass, in case I failed.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
Get Context   In CHAPTER XI
5  In order to depict a battle, there is required one of those powerful painters who have chaos in their brushes.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER V—THE QUID OBSCURUM OF BATTLES
6  There are things which one must not attempt to depict; the sun is one of them.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER IV—MADEMOISELLE GILLENORMAND ENDS BY NO LONGER TH...
7  I would fain linger yet with a few of those among whom I have so long moved, and share their happiness by endeavouring to depict it.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER LIII
8  Sheer nervousness will prevent you from uttering a word in his presence, so great are the pride and superiority depicted on his countenance.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Gogol
Get Context   In PART 1: CHAPTER III
9  This action was so unlike her usual composure and the fear depicted on Prince Vasili's face so out of keeping with his dignity that Pierre stopped and glanced inquiringly over his spectacles at his guide.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XXII
10  Anna Mikhaylovna turned up her eyes, and profound sadness was depicted on her face.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 4: CHAPTER II
11  A very pretty curly-headed boy with a look of the Christ in the Sistine Madonna was depicted playing at stick and ball.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 10: CHAPTER XXVI
12  He had dreamed that he and Uncle Pierre, wearing helmets such as were depicted in his Plutarch, were leading a huge army.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 16: CHAPTER XVI
13  His misery was depicted in sinister lines on his countenance.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 86. The Trial.
14  The artist who could have depicted the expression of these two countenances would certainly have made of them a beautiful picture.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 91. Mother and Son.
15  Deep grief was depicted on Morrel's features; he seized Monte Cristo's hand.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 94. Maximilian's Avowal.
Example Sentence: (19 in 2 pages)
1  Although we still depict nostalgic snow scenes on Christmas cards, winters are now very much warmer.
2  He was the first artist to depict the Highland landscape without sentimentality.
3  The rock drawings depict a variety of stylized human, bird and mythological figures and patterns.
4  Her paintings depict the lives of ordinary people in the last century.
5  Some nationalists would like to depict the British monarchy as a purely English institution.
6  Here, we can see how the author to depict Beatle John Lennon as a drug-crazed neurotic.
7  Some will use Earth Day to depict America as an energy wastrel and despoiler of the earth.
8  The artist had depicted her lying naked on a bed.
9  The artist depicted him strolling through a garden.
10  The artist depicted them strolling through a park.
11  In the film she's depicted as a very cold and calculating character.
12  A sphinx is a mythological creature that is depicted as a recumbent feline with a human head.
13  The miserable story, especially the distant forces of law, is all depicted in visceral detail.
14  He is not queasy about depicting mass violence, in some circumstances, as a legitimate instrument of social transformation.
15  The graphics depicting troop movements are simple-minded and drawn on forgettable backgrounds.