sketch


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summarize

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  • summarize
  • give a summary of
  • give a resume of
  • go through the main points of

sketch something out

Synonyms for sketch

a preliminary plan or version, as of a written work

a short theatrical piece within a larger production

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to draw up a preliminary plan or version of

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preliminary drawing for later elaboration

a brief literary description

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short descriptive summary (of events)

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a humorous or satirical drawing published in a newspaper or magazine

make a sketch of

describe roughly or briefly or give the main points or summary of

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Many characteristics -- and those, too, which contribute not the least forcibly to impart resemblance in a sketch -- must have vanished, or been obscured, before I met the General.
As for the story, whether the poet takes it ready made or constructs it for himself, he should first sketch its general outline, and then fill in the episodes and amplify in detail.
To sketch my meaning roughly, examples of substance are 'man' or 'the horse', of quantity, such terms as 'two cubits long' or 'three cubits long', of quality, such attributes as 'white', 'grammatical'.
There happened to be visible, at the same noontide hour, so many other characteristics of the times and manners of the Puritans, that we must endeavor to represent them in a sketch, though far less vividly than they were reflected in the polished breastplate of John Endicott.
It will give me time to sketch this beautiful old ruin.
She took a sheet of paper and began to sketch in sepia the head of the hidden man.
It was a full-page sketch of a landscape roughly tinted in color--the kind of painting which an open-air artist takes as a guide to a future more elaborate effort.
Brooke held out towards the two girls a large colored sketch of stony ground and trees, with a pool.
I had tried to sketch an aspect of life that I had seen and known, and that was very well indeed, and I had wrought patiently and carefully in the art of the poor little affair.
The Youth's Friend has accepted a little sketch I sent them a fortnight ago," said Anne, trying hard to speak as if she were accustomed to having sketches accepted every mail, but not quite succeeding.
This isn't my work as a rule; but the man who should have come is ill, and his junior can't sketch, so they sent me
Charles Reade, to enlarge the present sketch of the hero's adventures in Australia.
It contained a sketch in water colors of the village and the woods, and Francine had looked at the view itself with indifference--the picture of the view interested her.
My mother suggested that I should try to make a sketch of the view from this point.
When Uncle Blair had finished his sketch the shafts of sunshine were turning crimson and growing more and more remote; the early autumn twilight was falling over the woods.