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 for depict
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Depict \De*pict"\ (d[-e]*p[i^]kt"), p. p. [L. depictus, p. p. of
     depingere to depict; de- + pingere to paint. See Paint, and
     cf. Depaint, p. p.]
     Depicted. --Lydgate.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Depict \De*pict"\ (d[-e]*p[i^]kt"), v. t. [imp. & p. p.
     Depicted; p. pr. & vb. n. Depicting.]
     1. To form a colored likeness of; to represent by a picture;
        to paint; to portray.
        [1913 Webster]
  
              His arms are fairly depicted in his chamber.
                                                    --Fuller.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. To represent in words; to describe vividly.
        [1913 Webster]
  
              C[ae]sar's gout was then depicted in energetic
              language.                             --Motley.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  depict
      v 1: show in, or as in, a picture; "This scene depicts country
           life"; "the face of the child is rendered with much
           tenderness in this painting" [syn: picture, depict,
           render, show]
      2: give a description of; "He drew an elaborate plan of attack"
         [syn: describe, depict, draw]
      3: make a portrait of; "Goya wanted to portray his mistress, the
         Duchess of Alba" [syn: portray, depict, limn]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  76 Moby Thesaurus words for "depict":
     act a part, act out, bring to life, cartoon, catch a likeness,
     chalk, character, characterize, charcoal, chart, color, copy,
     crayon, create a role, crosshatch, dash off, daub, delineate,
     describe, design, diagram, doodle, draft, draw, enact, evoke,
     express, give words to, hatch, hit off, image, impersonate,
     interpret, limn, map, narrate, notate, outline, paint,
     paint a picture, pencil, personate, picture, picturize,
     play a part, play a role, play opposite, portray, print, recite,
     recount, register, rehearse, relate, render, report, represent,
     rub, schematize, scratch, scumble, set forth, shade, sketch, state,
     stencil, support, sustain a part, symbolize, take a part,
     take a rubbing, tint, trace, trace out, trace over, write
  
  

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