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pictorial

pic·to·ri·al

pictorial

 
 
pronunciation:
pihk to ri l
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: pertaining to, made of, or containing pictures.
He has considerable pictorial skill but his drawings lack imagination.
similar words:
graphic, painted, photographed, pictured, sketched
definition 2: illustrated by a picture or pictures.
The book presents a pictorial history of ancient Egypt.
similar words:
illuminated, illustrated
definition 3: expressed as if by a picture; suggesting visual or artistic imagery.
similar words:
expressive, graphic, picturesque, visual, vivid
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part of speech: noun
definition: a periodical containing illustrations as a main feature.
similar words:
magazine
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derivations: pictorially (adv.), pictorialness (n.)