protray vs portray :


  • v  portray in words
    The book portrays the actor as a selfish person
  • v  make a portrait of
    Goya wanted to portray his mistress, the Duchess of Alba
  • v  assume or act the character of
    The actor portrays an elderly, lonely man
  • v  represent abstractly, for example in a painting, drawing, or sculpture
    The father is portrayed as a good-looking man in this painting
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