illustration


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Synonyms for illustration

Synonyms for illustration

Synonyms for illustration

artwork that helps make something clear or attractive

showing by example

an item of information that is typical of a class or group

a visual representation (a picture or diagram) that is used make some subject more pleasing or easier to understand

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They are worthy to rank with Cruikshank's illustrations of Jack Sheppard and The Tower of London, as mementoes of the little old smokeless London before the century of Johnson, though that, too, as Dr.
He glanced at the POLICE GAZETTE illustration and nodded his head at it familiarly.
He looked like his illustration, as he raised his eyes to Mr.
In illustration of this latter peculiarity, I may cite the law which forbids a female to enter a canoe--a prohibition which prevails upon all the northern Marquesas Islands.
But it was clear enough to her that he would expect her to devote herself to sifting those mixed heaps of material, which were to be the doubtful illustration of principles still more doubtful.
Philip took the book in his hands and hurried through the illustrations.
There were certain outline illustrations in it, which were very good in the cold Flaxman manner, and helped largely to heighten the fascination of the poems for me.
By selecting for his illustrations one feature from one lady and another from another, Messer Firenzuola builds up an ideal of the Beautiful Woman, which, were she to be possible, would probably be as faultily faultless as the Perfect Woman, were she possible.
I have used "China" merely as a synonym for "a distant country," when I wanted illustrations of unfamiliar things.
At that time I was sent to Ireland to make sketches for certain forthcoming illustrations in the newspaper to which I was attached.
Among other illustrations of its truth which might be cited, Scotland will furnish a cogent example.