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(Latin: from, away from, off; down; wholly, entirely, utterly, complete; reverse the action of, undo; the negation or reversal of the notion expressed in the primary or root word)

depict (verb) depicts; depicted depicting
1. To represent by or as if by a drawing or a sculpture; to portray: The wall of Jake's living room wall was painted with a large mural that depicted famous scenes about animals of nature.
2. To characterize in words; to describe: Mildred was very interested in the way the author of the book depicts the characters in his novel.

Some people are convinced that the egocentric politician depicts himself as a know-it-all; even though he flip-flops from one position to another one.

To picture or to describe in words.
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To indicate in words.
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depicted (adjective), more depicted, most depicted
Relating to having been represented graphically by sketch or design or lines.
depicter
1. Someone who represents something in a picture or sculpture.
2. A person who represents anything in words or who presents descriptions.
depiction
1. The representation of showing something in a picture or story: "The writer's depictions of the horrors of war helped to bring realism to what has been accepted as fiction." "I am fed up with the depiction of sex in motion pictures."
2. A lifelike image of something, either verbal or visual.
3. A drawing or painting.
4. A drawing of the outlines of forms or objects.
depicture
To make a picture of; such as, to paint, to picture, or to depict.
deplane
deplete
depletion (s) (noun), depletions (pl)
An expenditure or reduction of resources, strength, vitality, etc.: When there is a depletion of something, its quantity or size decreases and it becomes partially or totally used up, emptied out, etc.

In some areas of the world, droughts have caused depletions of water resulting in great difficulties for the people in those countries to survive.

A big reduction of the supply of something.
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depletive
deplorability
Deserving censure or contempt; wretched: "The deplorability of their living conditions are too hard to describe."
deplorable (adjective), more deplorable, most deplorable
1. A reference to something which is worthy of severe condemnation or reproach: A man was arrested because he committed a deplorable act of violence at the end of the baseball game when his team lost.
2. Referring to a lamentable or woeful situation: Jane's apartment was in a deplorable condition of filth.
3. Relating to a wretched or bad condition: Too many people were living in deplorable houses in Jack's neighborhood.
A reference to a grievous and miserable results.
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deplorableness
1. A condition causing or being a subject for grief or regret; lamentable: "She felt terrible about the deplorable death of a friend."
2. A reference to causing or being a subject for censure, reproach, or disapproval; wretched; very bad: "Their hotel room was in a deplorable condition."
deplorably (adverb), more deplorably, most deplorably
In an unfortunate or wretched or bad manner: The children behaved deplorably.
deplore (verb), deplores; deplored; deploring
1. To regret deeply or strongly; to lament: Many people deplore the present state of morality in films, the radio, videos, etc.
2. To disapprove of; to censure: Billy's fellow elementary school students say that they deplore his constant use of vulgar language.
3. To feel or to express deep grief for or in regard to something: The students deplored the death of their biology teacher.
To feel or to express deep grief for something.
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deplorer (s) (noun), deplorers (pl)
Someone who expresses strong disapproval of something or who regrets strongly about what is being done or a condition which exists: Max was a deplorer of the government's treatment of political prisoners.