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delineate

de·lin·e·ate

delineate

 
 
pronunciation:
dih lI ni eIt
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: delineated, delineates, delineating
definition 1: to represent by drawing; sketch out.
similar words:
depict, describe, outline
definition 2: to describe or portray in precise or vivid detail.
In her article, she delineated the plight of the homeless.
similar words:
depict, detail, picture
derivation: delineable (adj.)