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sketch

  

      n  
1    a rapid drawing or painting, often a study for subsequent elaboration  
2    a brief usually descriptive and informal essay or other literary composition  
3    a short play, often comic, forming part of a revue  
4    a short evocative piece of instrumental music, esp. for piano  
5    any brief outline  
      vb  
6    to make a rough drawing (of)  
7    tr; often foll by: out   to make a brief description of  
     (C17: from Dutch schets, via Italian from Latin schedius hastily made, from Greek skhedios unprepared)  
  sketchable      adj  
  sketcher      n  


character sketch  
      n   a brief description or portrayal of a person's character, qualities, etc.  
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sketch

  
1   
      vb   block out, delineate, depict, draft, draw, outline, paint, plot, portray, represent, rough out  
2   
      n   delineation, design, draft, drawing, outline, plan, skeleton  

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