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living picture

living picture

noun

  1. another term for tableau vivant


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Word History and Origins

Origin of living picture1

First recorded in 1870–75

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Example Sentences

The smallest details of the living picture do not escape her notice.

For, in it, the poet presents a living picture of what was believed and was striven for by many of his contemporaries.

Toledo is a living picture, a city in which each building is a voice that speaks the history of Spain.

Mr. Ormsby the midshipman arrived a living picture of the ravages made in a good constitution by a Batavian fever.

And his difficulties are not slight ones, for his living picture must be right from all points, and in all lights.

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