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  • Would he not betray himself an alien cynic who should otherwise portray Main Street, or distress the citizens by speculating whether there may not be other faiths?
  • The feature film portrayed a brave young Yankee who conquered a South American republic.
  • A show-window delicately rich in error: vases starting out to imitate tree-trunks but running off into blobs of gilt—an aluminum ash-tray labeled "Greetings from Gopher Prairie"—a Christian Science magazine—a stamped sofa-cushion portraying a large ribbon tied to a small poppy, the correct skeins of embroidery-silk lying on the pillow.
  • Only an insane contortion of spelling could portray his lyric whine, his mangled consonants.

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  • She portrayed a struggling artist in the movie.
  • I’m mesmerized by her ability to hypnotize an entire audience with such powerfully portrayed words.
    Colleen Hoover  --  Slammed

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