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Synonyms for paint a picture
paint a pic·ture

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. suggest, evoke, paint a pictureverb

    call to mind

    "this remark evoked sadness"

    Synonyms:
    conjure, extract, kindle, suggest, kick up, provoke, draw out, bring up, propose, advise, invoke, stir, put forward, call down, enkindle, hint, arouse, call forth, intimate, evoke, indicate, educe, elicit, raise, fire, conjure up

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How to use paint a picture in a sentence?

  1. Clementa Pinckney:

    Body cameras help to record what happens. It may not be the golden ticket, the golden egg, the end-all-fix-all, but it helps to paint a picture of what happens during a police stop.

  2. Tony Terrell Robinson Jr.:

    They try to associate his past with this act, to paint a picture about the type of kid he was, he was a good, kindhearted kid who was very happy and just wanted to be accepted and wanted to be loved.

  3. Alex Goins:

    There is public outcry, it's unfortunate. These are kids. And I know that they're going to try to paint a picture of a bad past but these kids are( teenagers). What kind of past can they really have ?

  4. Andy Hogue:

    That a classroom teacher – who, by the way, has the ability to prescribe ‘book club’ events and vacation reading activities – has such disdain for the very people who pay her salary is mind-boggling, but it does paint a picture of the overall cluelessness we find ourselves up against.

  5. John Nelson:

    I wouldn't paint a picture that it's all bad, there is light at the end of the tunnel.


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