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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n.- a first usually rough sketch (as of a picture or model of a statue).

Usage examples (10)
  • La transcendance de l'égo: esquisse d'une description phénoménologique.
  • En quelques coups de crayon, Vernet eut bien vite terminé une charmante esquisse du guerrier, que celui-ci emporta triomphant.
  • Voilà mon cher Papa une assez mauvaize esquisse du pays Courcellois.
  • Indeed it would be like comparing a finished painting to an esquisse. for more
Tutoring comment
  • This word was used in the 2006 Scripps National Spelling Bee finals.
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