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- v. Simple past tense and past participle of delineate.
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- adj. represented accurately or precisely.
- adj. described in words with sharpness and detail or with vivid imagery. Opposite of
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- adj. represented accurately or precisely
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Just to let ya'll know, I saw in an interview with one of the comic's writers that that they deliberately delineated from the original story because they thought it would be more fun to show on screen and easier to ingest.
And speaking of science, the story uses a fair amount of real, present-day science which is delineated from the fictional in an enlightening afterward.
In February, 1955, Mr. Martin delineated for us Canada's importance as a world partner and said, The Empire Club of Canada, which takes its name from history's most successful association of free nations, is a singularly appropriate forum for the expression of the ideal of brotherhood in the community, national and international sense.
At the moment I am reading King’s “The Shining” and the internal monologue of all the characters features prominently – though in tiny snippets, rather than in large slabs and are delineated from the rest of the narrative, through the use of brackets.
But during those seven decades, Dr. Kaysen delved into and delineated a kaleidoscopic array of subjects, threading them with his economic expertise.
But when comparing the structural damage from wind such as delineated by Saffir Simpson, the relevant thing is the damage from wind to structures.
In a society as tightly structured as that which dominated Mexico when the Europeans arrived, culinary practices delineated class divisions as well as ethnic ones.
In turn, readers of historical fiction must accept that an historical person usually takes on a stronger, more sharply delineated personality than what is revealed in histories.
During the Q&A, following last Thursday's WGAe preview screening, Sorkin eloquently delineated the various materials with which he crafted his character arcs: Aristotle.
"Al-Qaeda, the Taliban and associated forces" says the U.S. -- but these are not top-down, clearly delineated or allied organizations.