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Definition of Portrays

Portray
Portray Por*tray", v. t. [Written also pourtray.] [imp. & p. p. portrayed; p. pr. & vb. n. Portraying.] [OE. pourtraien, OF. portraire, pourtraire, F. portraire, fr. L. protrahere, protractum, to draw or drag forth; pro forward, forth + trahere to draw. See Trace, v. t., and cf. Protract.] 1. To paint or draw the likeness of; as, to portray a king on horseback. Take a tile, and lay it before thee, and portray upon it the city, even Jerusalem. --Ezek. iv. 1. 2. Hence, figuratively, to describe in words. 3. To adorn with pictures. [R.] Spear and helmets thronged, and shields Various with boastful arguments potrayed. --Milton.

Meaning of Portrays from wikipedia

- smarter than she appears. Hannah Dodd portrays Sprite in the illusionary adult form of "Sandra", while Salma Hayek portrays Sprite in the illusionary form of...
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- do****entary films featuring slavery are listed alphabetically. (For movies portraying penal labour see the list linked from here.) Underground (2016 TV series)...
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- partners in crime with Edward Nygma / The Riddler. Colin Farrell was cast to portray Oswald “Oz” Cobblepot / The Penguin in the upcoming film The Batman. List...
- Kirzinger was hired because he was taller than Robert Englund, the actor who portrays Freddy Krueger. Kirzinger stands 6 feet 5 inches (1.96 m), compared to...
- (9/16/72) and "The Caped Crusader Caper" (12/16/72), where Olan Soule again portrays the Caped Crusader 1990: Appeared in the Tiny Toon Adventures episode "Gang...
- in William Friedkin's thriller To Live and Die in L.A., in which Dafoe portrays a counterfeiter named Rick Masters who is being tracked by two Secret Service...
- (2000) and its sequel Frank Herbert's Children of Dune (2003). Zendaya portrays Chani in the 2021 Denis Villeneuve film Dune. This is a minor role that...
- king. King Henry VIII is the central character of the play Henry VIII, portra**** as a wise and strong ruler. Prince Henry appears towards the end of King...