described described  /dɪs ˈkraɪbd/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) represented in words especially with sharpness and detail

Usage(s):

  1. She described Oprah as exhibiting "fiercely bad manners.
  2. He described the sufferings of some fellow prisoners: "They hang you upside down, and then someone beats you with a mace on your legs or on your genitals, or they lower you down .
  3. He described the Irishman as: "A real hero: from rock to the United Nations.

News

  1. Friends remember pilot and wing walker as great performers

    Friends who knew Jane Wicker and pilot Charles Schwenker described both of them as “two incredible people.” Wicker, a wing walker in the Vectren Dayton Air Show, and Schwenker, 64, of Oakton, Va., died Saturday afternoon when Wicker’s Stearman biplane nose-dived to the ground and exploded while the two were finishing up their show routine. Wicker and Schwenker would have wanted the air show to ...
    on June 24, 2013     Source: Springfield News-Sun

  2. Police shoot and kill man who was stabbing a woman

    Police described the scene as horrific and they had only seconds to react to stop the man.
    on June 24, 2013     Source: FOX 4 News Dallas - Fort Worth

  3. Congo defends Chinese mining companies

    GOMA, Congo (AP) — Congo's information minister described a recently published Amnesty International report on working conditions in the country's mines as "unfairly targeting" Chinese companies.
    on June 23, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

Quotes

  1. "The way forward I have described tonight makes it possible, for the first time in years, for people who have been on opposite sides of this difficult debate to come together," Bush said.
    on Sep 13, 2007 By: President Bush Source: Forbes

  2. "I believe what you saw in the past few months is reflective of a deep and strong relationship. And in that sort of relationship, as President Obama rightly described, there are moments that we speak frankly to each other. And that frankness will...
    on May 11, 2010 By: Hamid Karzai Source: FOXNews

  3. "Sir Ed described himself as an average New Zealander with modest abilities," Clark said. "In reality, he was a colossus. He was a heroic figure who not only 'knocked off' Everest but lived a life of determination, humility, and generosity."
    on Jan 10, 2008 By: Helen Clark Source: FOXNews

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