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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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A drawing, painting, or photograph of a person.

Usage examples (36)
  • Few persons who have ever sat for a portrait can have felt anything but inferior while the process is going on.
  • Several are quite good, but the ultra-serious Nagin portrait is unintentionally hilarious.
  • The subject of the portrait is the installation artist Janet Laurence.
  • One of the first things we notice in glancing at the portrait is the peculiar angle at which the for more
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