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suggesting or suitable for a picture; pretty as a picture
"a picturesque village"
"a picturesque description of the rainforest"
"This picturesque seaside resort city is the epitome of fun and relaxation, " promises Lonely Planet.
: Daily deal: Seven nights in an Acapulco resort
But, as my mother used to say, we cannot be expected to live in picturesque poverty.
: The last piece of England
: this regal weeknight escape to Belhurst Castle in picturesque Geneva, New York.
: Daily deal: Free reign in New York's Finger Lakes
a three-dimensional work of plastic art
creating figures or designs in three dimensions
create by shaping stone or wood or any other hard material
shape (a material like stone or wood) by whittling away at it
同义词: sculpt | grave
a sculpture representing a human or animal
Meanwhile, Orlando makes his way into the temple and finds an ornate statue of Merlin.
: Love And Lunacy: Vivaldi's 'Orlando Furioso'
"When they unveiled the statue of Winston Churchill, no one had seen it beforehand, " he said.
: Do Michael Jackson and Soccer
She was my Statue of Liberty, my guiding light, my first friend in a new world.
: Model Citizens
a painting of a person's face
a word picture of a person's appearance and character
: portrayal | portraiture
any likeness of a person
"the photographer made excellent portraits"
All of this adds up to a powerful racial impressionism that works against today's field of Republican candidates.
: Shelby Steele: Obama's Unspoken Re-Election Edge
"Antiquities to Impressionism
: The William A. Clark Collection, " Corcoran Gallery of Art, 2001.
: Clark family narrative: notes and sources
Museum of Art, specializing in French Impressionism and Native American artwork, and the Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History, specializing in the natural history of Oklahoma.
portray in words
"The book portrays the actor as a selfish person"
make a portrait of
"Goya wanted to portray his mistress, the Duchess of Alba"
: depict | limn
assume or act the character of
"The actor portrays an elderly, lonely man"
represent in a painting, drawing, sculpture, or verbally
"The father is portrayed as a good-looking man in this painting"
decorate with needlework
add details to
同义词: pad | lard | embellish | aggrandize | aggrandise | blow up | dramatize | dramatise
an event resulting in great loss and misfortune
: calamity | catastrophe | disaster | cataclysm
drama in which the protagonist is overcome by some superior force or circumstance; excites terror or pity
[ 复数 tragedies ]
order by virtue of superior authority; decree
"the legislature enacted this law in 1985"
act out; represent or perform as if in a play
"She reenacted what had happened earlier that day"
: reenact | act out
prelude ['prelju:d, 'prei-]
something that serves as a preceding event or introduces what follows
: preliminary | overture
music that precedes a fugue or introduces an act in an opera
serve as a prelude or opening to
play as a prelude
an imaginary person represented in a work of fiction (play or film or story)
"she is the main character in the novel"
: fictional character | fictitious character
a characteristic property that defines the apparent individual nature of something
"the radical character of our demands"
: quality | lineament
the inherent complex of attributes that determine a persons moral and ethical actions and reactions
"education has for its object the formation of character"
: fiber | fibre
an actor's portrayal of someone in a play
: role | theatrical role | part | persona
a person of a specified kind (usually with many eccentricities)
"a real character" , "a strange character"
: eccentric | type | case
"he is a man of character"
a formal recommendation by a former employer to a potential future employer describing the person's qualifications and dependability
"requests for character references are all to often answered evasively"
: reference | character reference
a written symbol that is used to represent speech
"the Greek alphabet has 24 characters"
: grapheme | graphic symbol
(genetics) an attribute (structural or functional) that is determined by a gene or group of genes
engrave or inscribe characters on
the act of working out the form of something (as by making a sketch or outline or plan)
"he contributed to the design of a new instrument"
an arrangement scheme
"the awkward design of the keyboard made operation difficult" , "it was an excellent design for living"
something intended as a guide for making something else
: blueprint | pattern
a decorative or artistic work
"the coach had a design on the doors"
: pattern | figure
an anticipated outcome that is intended or that guides your planned actions
"he made no secret of his designs"
: purpose | intent | intention | aim
a preliminary sketch indicating the plan for something
"the design of a building"
the creation of something in the mind
同义词: invention | innovation | excogitation | conception
make or work out a plan for; devise
"design a new sales strategy"
: plan | project | contrive
design something for a specific role or purpose or effect
"This room is not designed for work"
create the design for; create or execute in an artistic or highly skilled manner
"Chanel designed the famous suit"
make a design of; plan out in systematic, often graphic form
"design a better mousetrap"
"Dupont designs for the house of Chanel"
conceive or fashion in the mind; invent
"She designed a good excuse for not attending classes that day"
intend or have as a purpose
"She designed to go far in the world of business"
I don't know how I'll conjure up the money,but I'll pay rent tomorrow
I added an aesthetic touch to the living room with silk flowers