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portrayal

por·tray·al

portrayal

pronunciation:
por treI l
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a representation, description, or portrait.
similar words:
description, image, picture, portrait, representation
definition 2: the act of portraying.
similar words:
description
Word Parts
The word portrayal contains the following part:
-al1 Latin noun-forming suffix that means act or result of
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The suffix -al1 attaches to verbs, primarily verbs from Latin or from Latin via French, to form nouns. The base verb always has primary stress on its final syllable.