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Synonyms for foreshorten

shorten lines in a drawing so as to create an illusion of depth

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Whole continents foreshorten reaching for the poles,
It's all very well, up to a point, to foreshorten and oversimplify your opponent's position in order to heighten your own rhetorical pizzazz and percussiveness.
orthogonal to the line of sight) do not create foreshortening, whereas changes in elevation angle (depth plane rotation), as already discussed, do foreshorten spatial relationships according to the sine function.
We know from eminent research published last year that in a third of deaths, doctors administer medication that goes on to foreshorten the patient's life.
did you not foreshorten into pattern one thing from its happening,