How to use Portraying in a sentence

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  • Portraying them in this medieval guise embodied the soldier with a mystical aura, raised above ordinary men.

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  • Already the cartoonists are portraying Brown as a kind of Dr. Hyde figure Ð a dark and threatening character with a lantern jaw.

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  • While frescos aimed at portraying actual painted figures and are also the forerunner of the modern mural, the subtle washes of color in many remain bright examples of a look that is achieved when color is applied on a utilitarian medium.

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  • Everything from false colored contacts to glitter and sprays are used to completely transform the face and hair into whatever it is the actor is determined to be portraying.

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  • If they are portraying a sophisticated, genteel dance, having hot red grungy outfits would not promote that.

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  • The dance movements are similar to many other cultural dances portraying courtship, with couples traveling in line of dance while they form various postures and smaller figures as a couple.

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  • The dance is a playful courtship dance (as are many of the native dances) portraying the capture of a bird in a cage.

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  • Today, Christina stars in ABC's Samantha Who? portraying the life of a 30-year old woman who forgets who she is after suffering a bout of amnesia.

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  • Ask them what image they think you are portraying with your chosen outfit.

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  • Tyra has been the target of many tabloids mentioning her weight and portraying her negatively.

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  • Each nation has a different way of portraying itself, so national costumes are unique.

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  • First, the couple is usually immediately recognizable and may seem more "adult" than portraying fictional characters.

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  • Mermaids have long been thought to be sexy and seductive, and there are many costumes available portraying the siren side of the tailed beauties.

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  • Unless you plan on portraying a chief or significant member of the tribe, a basic Indian costume will suffice to capture the look of an Indian.

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  • Sexual predators use the site as a major hunting ground for children and teens, most often portraying themselves as kids and obtaining a user's trust and subsequently that user's personal information.

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  • The actress remained with GH (portraying a hallucination) through May of 2008.

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  • From 1992 to 1993, Ryan Phillippe portrayed troubled gay teen Billy on One Life to Live, a daytime first for portraying a gay teenager.

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  • Ellen Wheeler won her first Daytime Emmy award as Outstanding Ingénue for creating and portraying the dual roles of Marley and Victoria Love on Another World.

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  • Just like so many other similar programs, Emmerdale is full of attractive men and women portraying the popular babes and hunks that usually go on to enjoy great commercial success.

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  • William Roache, portraying Ken Barlow, is the only actor to remain on Coronation Street for the first fifty years, and has earned a place in the Guinness Book of World Records as the World's Longest Serving Soap Star.

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  • One of Moore's earliest acting roles was in The Young and the Restless, portraying Malcolm Winters.

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  • Family Jewels shows a different side of Simmons, portraying him more as a family man than an aging rocker.

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  • The only actor worth his snuff in this movie is Jack Nickelson because he's the only person who is portraying a character rather than acting out a part.

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  • The cast portraying popular Hogwarts students in Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince presents Harry Potter and his friends as they mature into adolescence.

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  • The cast from The Lord of the Rings did an excellent job portraying Tolkien's characters and the movies' releases boosted demand for Tolkien material.

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  • In-stock uniforms still provide a variety of choices to work with no matter the theme you're portraying in your team's routine.

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  • It even came in useful for actors who were portraying older characters; often the powder was dusted on the hair to "color" it white.

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  • After a few short-lived television shows in the 1980s and 1990s, DeGeneres starred in her own sitcom, Ellen, portraying a single woman in Los Angeles, California who runs a bookstore.

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  • In 2002, Applegate returned to TV in NBC's Friends, portraying Rachel Green's younger sister, Amy Green.

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  • It does not, like Villehardouin, give us a picture of the temper and habits of a whole order or cast of men during a heroic period of human history; it falls far short of Froissart in vivid portraying of the picturesque and external aspects of social life; but it is a more personal book than either.

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  • The other bears the record of a second expedition to the same land of Punt, undertaken by command of Queen Hatshepsut, 1600 B.C. It is preserved in the vividly chiselled and richly coloured decorations portraying the history of the reign of this famous Pharaoh on the walls of the "Stage Temple" at Thebes.

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  • This was restored in 1867-1878 at the cost of the Prussian government, and was adorned with frescoes portraying events in German history.

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