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play

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describe

characterize

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portray in words

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assume or act the character of

represent abstractly, for example in a painting, drawing, or sculpture

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This work portrays 14 figures with obliterated faces and truncated limbs.
Thomas portrays the development of her main players--and the deepening communion between them--so well that "The Year the Music Changed" is, in the end, a profoundly moving testament to art, personal gift and the deep bonds of friendship.
In her final works in the genre, Johnson continued to portray elderly individuals as central to the Black community.
Never mind that The Passion portrays realistically and accurately the violence of the crucifixion of our Savior; never mind that the violence in this movie is not the sensational and senseless stuff we are surrounded with daily; never mind that this movie powerfully connects with audiences by showing them the power of love as revealed through Jesus' teaching that "no one has greater love than this, to lay down one's life for one's friends" (John 15:13).
Cuba relations during that period--Thirteen Days and Stone's JFK--and you'll see that neither of them portrays the dictator in a flattering light.
In Taylor's view, the play accurately portrays some of the barriers that women still face as professional mathematicians.
57) Such a preference may also be expressed in devotional portrait diptychs, which most often portray male worshippers in prayer to the Virgin.
She portrays the easy rhythms of late colonial life in a major provincial city dominated by an elite of landowning and merchant families, mostly creole but with a substantial number of Old World-born members, situating these groups in the upper two-ninths of city's population and justifying the boundary with reasonable criteria based on wealth.
Davis points out that it has been the habit of historical filmmakers to portray slaves in much the same way that historians who were their contemporaries portrayed them in their writing.
They are not there to portray a president or a senator, but to be one.
Washington, Dec 21 (ANI): James Franco is in talks to portray the role of Playboy mogul Hugh Hefner of the early 70's, in an upcoming biopic about porn legend Linda Lovelace.
So, as a young gay filmmaker, I decided to break this trend by creating a teen-horror film that would portray gay characters as strong and who have a purpose within the film beyond the stereotypical "gay best friend.
Of particular interest are the conclusions drawn about Sherman's racial views--while he was definitely racist enough to believe that black Americans were inferior to whites, neither was he the monstrous, hate-filled demon toward blacks that past and contemporary propaganda would portray him as.
Strange grunts and screeches portray the means used to carry out the death penalty instead of referring directly to the bodies of the condemned.
They are meant to portray the overall direction and spirit of your operation.