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Definitions of portray:
  • verb:   portray in words
    Example: "The book portrays the actor as a selfish person"
  • verb:   make a portrait of
    Example: "Goya wanted to portray his mistress, the Duchess of Alba"
  • verb:   represent in a painting, drawing, sculpture, or verbally
    Example: "The father is portrayed as a good-looking man in this painting"
  • verb:   assume or act the character of
    Example: "The actor portrays an elderly, lonely man"

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