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Sample sentences for the GRE study word depict

depict can be used as a verb

1.These with perfect trust to depict you as myself, the germs are in all men. - from Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman
2.Did he depict the scene verbally for his guest to se. - from Ulysses by James Joyce
3.I would fain linger yet with a few of those among whom I have so long moved, and share their happiness by endeavouring to depict it. - from Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens
4.There are things which one must not attempt to depict the sun is one of them. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
5.I have no such delicious scenes to depict as those you have so delightfully described to me. - from The Romance of Lust by Anonymous
6.Nor, will the tragic dramatist who would depict mortal indomitableness in its fullest sweep and direct swing, ever forget a hint, incidentally so important in his art, as the one now alluded to. - from Moby Dick; or The Whale by Herman Melville
7.In order to depict a battle, there is required one of those powerful painters who have chaos in their brushes. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
8.In many Miracles as well as in later plays it was customary to depict the seamy side of domestic life for the amusement of the crowd and Shakespeare may have followed the public taste in this as he did in other things. - from English Literature by William J. Long
9.There is a charming representation of Lachesis, which depicts her in all the grace of youth and beauty. - from Myths and Legends of Ancient Greece and Rome by E.M. Berens
10.Though all his plays abound in violence, no doubt reflecting many of the violent scenes in which he lived, he develops his "mighty line" and depicts great scenes in magnificent bursts of poetry, such as the stage had never heard before. - from English Literature by William J. Long

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