painted


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Paint \Paint\ (p[=a]nt), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Painted; p. pr. &
   vb. n. Painting.] [OE. peinten, fr. F. peint, p. p. of
   peindre to paint, fr. L. pingere, pictum; cf. Gr. poiki`los
   many-colored, Skr. pi[,c] to adorn. Cf. Depict, Picture,
   Pigment, Pint.]
   1. To cover with coloring matter; to apply paint to; as, to
      paint a house, a signboard, etc.
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            Jezebel painted her face and tired her head. --2
                                                  Kings ix. 30.
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   2. Fig.: To color, stain, or tinge; to adorn or beautify with
      colors; to diversify with colors.
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            Not painted with the crimson spots of blood. --Shak.
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            Cuckoo buds of yellow hue
            Do paint the meadows with delight.    --Shak.
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   3. To form in colors a figure or likeness of on a flat
      surface, as upon canvas; to represent by means of colors
      or hues; to exhibit in a tinted image; to portray with
      paints; as, to paint a portrait or a landscape.
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   4. Fig.: To represent or exhibit to the mind; to describe
      vividly; to delineate; to image; to depict; as, to paint a
      political opponent as a traitor.
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            Disloyal?
            The word is too good to paint out her wickedness.
                                                  --Shak.
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            If folly grow romantic, I must paint it. --Pope.
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   Syn: To color; picture; depict; portray; delineate; sketch;
        draw; describe.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Painted \Paint"ed\, a.
   1. Covered or adorned with paint; portrayed in colors.
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            As idle as a painted ship
            Upon a painted ocean.                 --Coleridge.
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   2. (Nat. Hist.) Marked with bright colors; as, the painted
      turtle; painted bunting.
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   Painted beauty (Zool.), a handsome American butterfly
      (Vanessa Huntera), having a variety of bright colors,

   Painted cup (Bot.), any plant of an American genus of herbs
      (Castilleia) in which the bracts are usually
      bright-colored and more showy than the flowers.
      Castilleia coccinea has brilliantly scarlet bracts, and
      is common in meadows.

   Painted finch. See Nonpareil.

   Painted lady (Zool.), a bright-colored butterfly. See
      Thistle butterfly.

   Painted turtle (Zool.), a common American freshwater
      tortoise (Chrysemys picta), having bright red and yellow
      markings beneath.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

delineated \delineated\ adj.
   1. represented accurately or precisely. [Narrower terms:
      diagrammatic, diagrammatical; drawn; painted]
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   2. described in words with sharpness and detail or with vivid
      imagery. Opposite of undelineated.

   Syn: represented, delineate.
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