delineative

ADJECTIVE
  1. depicted in a recognizable manner
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How To Use delineative In A Sentence

  • It was a branch of delineative art that my father had carefully taught me. James Nasmyth: Engineer, An Autobiography.
  • If the writings of Addison were more scholarly and elegant, those of Steele were more vivacious and brilliant; and together they have produced a series of essays which have not been surpassed in later times, and which are vividly delineative of their own. English Literature, Considered as an Interpreter of English History Designed as a Manual of Instruction
  • I was living at the time in Boston, and had not seen the West for several years, and my return to the scenes of my boyhood started me upon a series of stories delineative of farm and village life as I knew it and had lived it. Other Main-Travelled Roads
  • Whilst the Evolution title may lack certain aesthetic properties, in relation to insignificant details such as stadium names and uniform branding, it more than makes up for this with an adumbrative and delineative appearance that focuses on the movement and athletic mannerisms of its pixelated contestants, rather than sacrificing gameplay gratification in order to look more appealing to a footer-sim novice (dare I suggest, one like yourself?) Pocket-lint
  • MacDowell's feeling in regard to Strauss, whom he considered to have developed what he called the “suggestive” (delineative) power of music at the expense of its finer potentialities, is indicated in a lecture which he prepared on the subject of “Suggestion in Music.” Edward MacDowell
  • The works of Fielding may be justly accused of describing immoral scenes and using lewd language; but even in this they are delineative of the manners and conversation of an age in which such men lived, such scenes occurred, such language was used. English Literature, Considered as an Interpreter of English History Designed as a Manual of Instruction
  • Between themselves they arrange that the wedding shall take place when next Pizarro makes his monthly visit to Seville to give an account of his stewardship, and the jailer admonishes the youthful pair to put money in their purses in a song of little distinction, but containing some delineative music in the orchestra suggesting the rolling and jingling of coins. A Book of Operas Their Histories, Their Plots, and Their Music
  • That destiny, carried by the forces of human character to its strange termination, is handled by Miss West in a long novel the chapters of which are a series of delineative emotions. When Winter Comes to Main Street
  • Because of the grace and inoffensiveness which marked his delineative work, his writings possess an enduring quality, and they will long be read with increasing interest, pleasure and profit. Twain, Mark: Selected Obituaries
  • MacDowell's feeling in regard to Strauss, whom he considered to have developed what he called the "suggestive" (delineative) power of music at the expense of its finer potentialities, is indicated in a lecture which he prepared on the subject of "Suggestion in Music. Edward MacDowell
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