sketch

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  • They had come back before the little water-colour sketch she was making was quite finished. Cited from Two Little Knights of Kentucky, by Annie Fellows Johnston
  • He appeared on his own television shows, sometimes performing comedy sketches between songs.
  • Often the same section of a sketch can be found in several different pictures.
  • In fact, throughout her books one will find most of the characters sketched from real people. Cited from Modern English Books of Power, by George Hamlin Fitch
  • The second movement was originally sketched out in G major before taking its current form.
  • This was all in the first sketches, and never make out in the final works.
  • Members of the show's writing staff frequently appeared in sketches on the show.
  • He spent his time sketching his fellow prisoners and the events in the camp.
  • Most probably she would be sketching at one or other of them. Cited from Swirling Waters, by Max Rittenberg
  • During this time, he sketched many of the men he served with in the military.
  • I sketched for her the progress we had made since her visit. Cited from Love Among the Chickens, by P. G. Wodehouse
  • For example, a minor character in one sketch might return as the major character in the next.
  • Based on this scene he sketched the design, which is still in use today.
  • She is also seen sketching people with whom she has problems.
  • The three divisions above sketched may very well be taken in the order given. Cited from Flourishing of Romance and the Rise of Allegory, by George Saintsbury
  • But as he sketched more and more rapidly, she saw the thing take hold of him. Cited from His Second Wife, by Ernest Poole
  • Some sketches for the second movement also date from that year.
  • Many of the sketches presented their subjects as seen in daily life.
  • From an early age he spent a lot of time drawing and sketching.
  • Although he spent many years on it, many of the sketches are missing.
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Meaning of sketch

  • noun Preliminary drawing for later elaboration
    he made several studies before starting to paint
  • noun A brief literary description
  • noun Short descriptive summary (of events)
  • verb Make a sketch of
    sketch the building
  • verb Describe roughly or briefly or give the main points or summary of
    sketch the outline of the book, outline his ideas