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  1. represented in drawing, painting, carving, or other visual image:The range of artistic approaches to Queen Elizabeth, the most portrayed woman in the world, make the exhibit well worth seeing.

  2. graphically described in words:In the finely portrayed characters and vivid details of the rural setting, his novel illuminates a neglected piece of Jamaican history.

  1. represented dramatically, as on the stage:Set in a richly portrayed society well-stocked with eccentric nobles and gossipy villagers, the series revolves around the daughter of a respected country doctor.

  1. the simple past tense and past participle of portray.

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Other words from portrayed

  • un·por·trayed, adjective

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