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Main Entry: 1graph·ic
Pronunciation: primarystressgraf-ik
Variant(s): also graph·i·cal /-i-kschwal/
Function: adjective
1 : of, relating to, or being arts such as painting, engraving, printing, or photography
2 : of, relating to, or represented by a graph
3 : clearly and impressively told or described
- graph·i·cal·ly /-i-k(schwa-)lemacron/ adverb
synonyms GRAPHIC, VIVID, PICTURESQUE mean presenting a picture of something in words. GRAPHIC suggests that the picture is sharp and lifelike <a graphic report on hunger in the world>. VIVID suggests giving a strong or lasting impression of reality <a vivid story about heroes>. PICTURESQUE suggests an impressive or effective picture that is the product of many separate pleasing or clear details <a picturesque tale about growing up on a farm>.

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