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portrayal

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If you believed more in life you would fling yourself less to the moment.
Friedrich Nietzsche
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Etymology

portray + -al

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Noun

Singular
portrayal

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  1. the act of portraying
  2. the result of portraying; a representation, description, or portrait
    • 1866, Charlotte Yonge, The Dove in the Eagle's Nest
      He had already designed the portrayal of his father as the old white king, and himself as the young white king, in a series of woodcuts illustrating the narrative which culminated in the one romance of his life, ...
    • 1909, Arnold Bennett, Literary Taste
      For days afterwards you will not be able to look upon a child without recalling Lamb's portrayal of the grace of childhood.

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