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pointillism (Also pointillisms) : Related Words Words similar in meaning to pointillism

green_light

  • noun a signal to proceed
    go-ahead.
  • noun permission to proceed with a project or to take action
    • the gave the green light for construction to begin

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scene_painter

  • noun an artist specializing in scenic subjects
    scenic artist.
  • noun a painter of theatrical scenery

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yellow

  • noun yellow color or pigment; the chromatic color resembling the hue of sunflowers or ripe lemons
    yellowness.
  • verb turn yellow
    • The pages of the book began to yellow

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brown-striped

  • adjective satellite having brown stripes
    brownish-striped.

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frederick_childe_hassam

  • noun United States painter noted for brilliant colors and bold brushwork (1859-1935)
    Hassam; Childe Hassam.

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roger_fry

  • noun English painter and art critic (1866-1934)
    Fry; Roger Eliot Fry.

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brownish-speckled

  • adjective satellite having brown speckles
    brown-speckled.

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synthetic

  • noun a compound made artificially by chemical reactions
    synthetic substance.
  • adjective satellite not of natural origin; prepared or made artificially
    man-made; semisynthetic.
    • man-made fibers
    • synthetic leather

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honore_daumier

  • noun French painter best known for his satirical lithographs of bourgeois society (1808-1879)
    Daumier.

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claude_monet

  • noun French impressionist painter (1840-1926)
    Monet.

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frank_stella

  • noun United States minimalist painter (born in 1936)
    Stella; Frank Philip Stella.

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technique

  • noun a practical method or art applied to some particular task
  • noun skillfulness in the command of fundamentals deriving from practice and familiarity
    proficiency.
    • practice greatly improves proficiency

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flowered

  • adjective satellite resembling or made of or suggestive of flowers
    floral.
    • an unusual floral design
  • verb produce or yield flowers
    blossom; flower; bloom.
    • The cherry tree bloomed

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yellow-spotted

  • adjective satellite having yellow spots

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eight

  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of seven and one
    ogdoad; octet; octad; VIII; eighter; 8; eighter from Decatur; octonary.
  • noun a group of United States painters founded in 1907 and noted for their realistic depictions of sordid aspects of city life
    Ashcan School.

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luminism

  • noun an artistic movement in the United States that was derived from the Hudson River school; active from 1850 to 1870; painted realistic landscapes in a style that pictured atmospheric light and the use of aerial perspective

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brown

  • noun an orange of low brightness and saturation
    brownness.
  • noun Scottish botanist who first observed the movement of small particles in fluids now known a Brownian motion (1773-1858)
    Robert Brown.

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petitjean

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pigment

  • noun dry coloring material (especially a powder to be mixed with a liquid to produce paint, etc.)
  • noun any substance whose presence in plant or animal tissues produces a characteristic color

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mixing

  • noun the act of mixing together
    mixture; intermixture; mix; commixture; admixture.
    • paste made by a mix of flour and water
    • the mixing of sound channels in the recording studio
  • verb mix together different elements
    mix; conflate; immix; coalesce; commingle; flux; fuse; combine; merge; blend; meld.
    • The colors blend well

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cyan

  • noun a primary subtractive color for light; has a blue-green color
  • adjective satellite of a bluish shade of green
    bluish green; blue-green; teal.

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cigar_band

  • noun a narrow paper band around a cigar

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georges_braque

  • noun French painter who led the cubist movement (1882-1963)
    Braque.

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leon_battista_alberti

  • noun Italian architect and painter; pioneering theoretician of Renaissance architecture (1404-1472)
    Alberti.

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veined

  • adjective satellite having or showing markings that resemble veins
    venose; veinlike.
  • verb make a veinlike pattern
    vein.

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magic

  • noun any art that invokes supernatural powers
    thaumaturgy.
  • noun an illusory feat; considered magical by naive observers
    thaumaturgy; legerdemain; conjuring trick; trick; deception; conjuration; magic trick; illusion.

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edouard_vuillard

  • noun French painter (1868-1940)
    Vuillard; Jean Edouard Vuillard.

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louis

  • noun United States prizefighter who was world heavyweight champion for 12 years (1914-1981)
    Joseph Louis Barrow; Joe Louis.

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marechal

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kline

  • noun United States abstract expressionist painter (1910-1962)
    Franz Kline; Franz Joseph Kline.

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watered

  • adjective satellite (of silk fabric) having a wavelike pattern
    moire.
  • verb supply with water, as with channels or ditches or streams
    water; irrigate.
    • Water the fields

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maximilien

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mottled

  • adjective satellite having spots or patches of color
    dappled.
  • verb mark with spots or blotches of different color or shades of color as if stained
    streak; blotch; mottle.

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edgar_degas

  • noun French impressionist painter (1834-1917)
    Degas; Hilaire Germain Edgar Degas.

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brownish

  • adjective satellite of a color similar to that of wood or earth
    brown; chocolate-brown; dark-brown.

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micromontage

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samuel_f._b._morse

  • noun United States portrait painter who patented the telegraph and developed the Morse code (1791-1872)
    Samuel Finley Breese Morse; Samuel Morse; Morse.

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naturalism

  • noun (philosophy) the doctrine that the world can be understood in scientific terms without recourse to spiritual or supernatural explanations
  • noun an artistic movement in 19th century France; artists and writers strove for detailed realistic and factual description
    realism.

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portraitist

  • noun a painter or drawer of portraits
    limner; portrayer; portrait painter.

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specked

  • adjective satellite having a pattern of dots
    flecked; stippled; dotted; speckled.
  • verb produce specks in or on
    speck.
    • speck the cloth

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art_movement

  • noun a group of artists who agree on general principles
    artistic movement.

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action_painting

  • noun a New York school of painting characterized by freely created abstractions; the first important school of American painting to develop independently of European styles
    Abstract Expressionism.

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joseph_mallord_william_turner

  • noun English landscape painter whose treatment of light and color influenced the French impressionists (1775-1851)
    Turner.

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reductivism

  • noun an art movement in sculpture and painting that began in the 1950s and emphasized extreme simplification of form and color
    minimalism; minimal art.

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seurat

  • noun French painter who developed pointillism (1859-1891)
    Georges Seurat; Georges Pierre Seurat.

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moses

  • noun (Old Testament) the Hebrew prophet who led the Israelites from Egypt across the Red sea on a journey known as the Exodus; Moses received the Ten Commandments from God on Mount Sinai
  • noun United States painter of colorful and primitive rural scenes (1860-1961)
    Grandma Moses; Anna Mary Robertson Moses.

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folk

  • noun people in general (often used in the plural)
    folks; common people.
    • they're just country folk
    • folks around here drink moonshine
    • the common people determine the group character and preserve its customs from one generation to the next
  • noun a social division of (usually preliterate) people
    tribe.

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theory

  • noun a well-substantiated explanation of some aspect of the natural world; an organized system of accepted knowledge that applies in a variety of circumstances to explain a specific set of phenomena
    • theories can incorporate facts and laws and tested hypotheses
    • true in fact and theory
  • noun a tentative insight into the natural world; a concept that is not yet verified but that if true would explain certain facts or phenomena
    hypothesis; possibility.
    • a scientific hypothesis that survives experimental testing becomes a scientific theory
    • he proposed a fresh theory of alkalis that later was accepted in chemical practices

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blue

  • noun blue color or pigment; resembling the color of the clear sky in the daytime
    blueness.
    • he had eyes of bright blue
  • noun blue clothing
    • she was wearing blue

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neo

  • adjective satellite (used as a combining form) recent or new
    • `neo' is a combining form in words like `neocolonialism'

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gris

  • noun Spanish cubist painter (1887-1927)
    Jaun Gris.

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painting

  • noun graphic art consisting of an artistic composition made by applying paints to a surface
    picture.
    • a small painting by Picasso
    • he bought the painting as an investment
    • his pictures hang in the Louvre
  • noun creating a picture with paints
    • he studied painting and sculpture for many years

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benjamin_west

  • noun English painter (born in America) who became the second president of the Royal Academy (1738-1820)
    West.

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william_blake

  • noun visionary British poet and painter (1757-1827)
    Blake.

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hatband

  • noun a band around the crown of a hat just above the brim

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thickness

  • noun the dimension through an object as opposed to its length or width
  • noun indistinct articulation
    • judging from the thickness of his speech he had been drinking heavily

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shahn

  • noun United States artist whose work reflected social and political themes (1898-1969)
    Ben Shahn; Benjamin Shahn.

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printing

  • noun text handwritten in the style of printed matter
  • noun the business of producing printed material for sale or distribution

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wassily_kandinski

  • noun Russian painter who was a pioneer of abstract art (1866-1944)
    Kandinski; Kandinsky; Wassily Kandinsky.

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new

  • adjective not of long duration; having just (or relatively recently) come into being or been made or acquired or discovered
    • a new law
    • new cars
    • a new comet
    • a new friend
    • a new year
    • the New World
  • adjective satellite original and of a kind not seen before
    fresh; novel.
    • the computer produced a completely novel proof of a well-known theorem

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gustave_courbet

  • noun French painter noted for his realistic depiction of everyday scenes (1819-1877)
    Courbet.

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blotched

  • adjective satellite marked with irregularly shaped spots or blots
    blotchy; splotched.
  • verb mark with spots or blotches of different color or shades of color as if stained
    streak; blotch; mottle.

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contrast

  • noun the opposition or dissimilarity of things that are compared
    direct contrast.
    • in contrast to", "by contrast
  • noun the act of distinguishing by comparing differences

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movement

  • noun a change of position that does not entail a change of location
    motion; move; motility.
    • the reflex motion of his eyebrows revealed his surprise
    • movement is a sign of life
    • an impatient move of his hand
    • gastrointestinal motility
  • noun the act of changing location from one place to another
    motion; move.
    • police controlled the motion of the crowd
    • the movement of people from the farms to the cities
    • his move put him directly in my path

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supra_expressionism

  • noun a movement that tried to go beyond expressionism

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aline

  • verb place in a line or arrange so as to be parallel or straight
    line up; align; adjust.
    • align the car with the curb
    • align the sheets of paper on the table

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murillo

  • noun Spanish painter (1617-1682)
    Bartolome Esteban Murillo.

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paul_klee

  • noun Swiss painter influenced by Kandinsky (1879-1940)
    Klee.

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venice

  • noun the provincial capital of Veneto; built on 118 islands within a lagoon in the Gulf of Venice; has canals instead of streets; one of Italy's major ports and a famous tourist attraction
    Venezia.

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tiepolo

  • noun Italian painter (1696-1770)
    Giovanni Battista Tiepolo.

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viktor_vasarely

  • noun French painter (born in Hungary) who was a pioneer of op art (1908-1997)
    Vasarely.

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impressionism

(Fine Arts) The theory or method of suggesting an effect or impression without elaboration of the details; -- a disignation of a recent fashion in painting and etching.

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sir_thomas_lawrence

  • noun English portrait painter remembered for the series of portraits of the leaders of the alliance against Napoleon (1769-1830)
    Lawrence.

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op_art

  • noun a style of abstractionism popular in the 1960s; produces dramatic visual effects with colors and contrasts that are difficult for the eye to resolve

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larger

  • adjective satellite large or big relative to something else
    bigger.
  • adjective above average in size or number or quantity or magnitude or extent
    large; big.
    • a large city
    • set out for the big city
    • a large sum
    • a big (or large) barn
    • a large family
    • big businesses
    • a big expenditure
    • a large number of newspapers
    • a big group of scientists
    • large areas of the world

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blotch

  • noun an irregularly shaped spot
    splotch; splodge.
  • verb mark with spots or blotches of different color or shades of color as if stained
    streak; mottle.

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cmyk

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giorgio_de_chirico

  • noun Italian painter (born in Greece) whose deep shadows and barren landscapes strongly influenced the surrealists (1888-1978)
    Chirico.

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lemman

A leman. Obs. Chaucer.

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spotty

  • adjective satellite having spots or patches (small areas of contrasting color or texture)
    spotted; patched.
    • a field patched with ice and snow
    • the wall had a spotty speckled effect
    • a black-and-white spotted cow
  • adjective satellite lacking consistency
    uneven; scratchy.
    • the golfer hit the ball well but his putting was spotty

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giovanni_battista_tiepolo

  • noun Italian painter (1696-1770)
    Tiepolo.

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blake

  • noun visionary British poet and painter (1757-1827)
    William Blake.

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francisco_jose_de_goya_y_lucientes

  • noun Spanish painter well known for his portraits and for his satires (1746-1828)
    Goya; Goya y Lucientes; Francisco de Goya; Francisco Jose de Goya; Francisco Goya.

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marked

  • adjective satellite strongly marked; easily noticeable
    pronounced.
    • walked with a marked limp
    • a pronounced flavor of cinnamon
  • verb attach a tag or label to
    mark; tag; label.
    • label these bottles

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alberti

  • noun Italian architect and painter; pioneering theoretician of Renaissance architecture (1404-1472)
    Leon Battista Alberti.

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yves_tanguy

  • noun United States surrealist painter (born in France) (1900-1955)
    Tanguy.

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vanessa_bell

  • noun English painter; sister of Virginia Woolf; prominent member of the Bloomsbury Group (1879-1961)
    Vanessa Stephen; Bell.

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landscape

  • noun an expanse of scenery that can be seen in a single view
  • noun painting depicting an expanse of natural scenery

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eye

  • noun the organ of sight
    optic; oculus.
  • noun good discernment (either visually or as if visually)
    • she has an eye for fresh talent
    • he has an artist's eye

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paul_gauguin

  • noun French Post-impressionist painter who worked in the South Pacific (1848-1903)
    Gauguin.

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distinct

  • adjective satellite (often followed by `from') not alike; different in nature or quality
    distinguishable.
    • plants of several distinct types
    • the word `nationalism' is used in at least two distinct senses
    • gold is distinct from iron
    • a tree related to but quite distinct from the European beech
    • management had interests quite distinct from those of their employees
  • adjective easy to perceive; especially clearly outlined
    • a distinct flavor
    • a distinct odor of turpentine
    • a distinct outline
    • the ship appeared as a distinct silhouette
    • distinct fingerprints

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lake_poets

  • noun English poets at the beginning of the 19th century who lived in the Lake District and were inspired by it

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john_trumbull

  • noun American painter of historical scenes (1756-1843)
    Trumbull.
  • noun American satirical poet (1750-1831)
    Trumbull.

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dali

  • noun surrealist Spanish painter (1904-1989)
    Salvador Dali.

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patched

  • adjective satellite mended usually clumsily by covering a hole with a patch
    • patched jeans
  • verb to join or unite the pieces of
    piece; patch.
    • patch the skirt

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andre_derain

  • noun French painter and exponent of fauvism (1880-1954)
    Derain.

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gilbert_charles_stuart

  • noun United States painter best known for his portraits of George Washington (1755-1828)
    Gilbert Stuart; Stuart.

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brushwork

  • noun an artist's distinctive technique of applying paint with a brush

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anna_mary_robertson_moses

  • noun United States painter of colorful and primitive rural scenes (1860-1961)
    Moses; Grandma Moses.

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type

  • noun a subdivision of a particular kind of thing
    • what type of sculpture do you prefer?
  • noun a person of a specified kind (usually with many eccentricities)
    case; eccentric; character.
    • a real character
    • a strange character
    • a friendly eccentric
    • the capable type
    • a mental case

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blotchy

  • adjective satellite marked with irregularly shaped spots or blots
    blotched; splotched.
  • adjective satellite marred by discolored spots or blotches
    • blotchy skin

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manet

  • noun French painter whose work influenced the impressionists (1832-1883)
    Edouard Manet.

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brinded

  • adjective satellite having a grey or brown streak or a pattern or a patchy coloring; used especially of the patterned fur of cats
    brindle; tabby; brindled.

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henri_matisse

  • noun French painter and sculptor; leading figure of fauvism (1869-1954)
    Henri Emile Benoit Matisse; Matisse.

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naive

  • adjective marked by or showing unaffected simplicity and lack of guile or worldly experience
    naif.
    • a teenager's naive ignorance of life
    • the naive assumption that things can only get better
    • this naive simple creature with wide friendly eyes so eager to believe appearances
  • adjective satellite of or created by one without formal training; simple or naive in style
    primitive.
    • primitive art such as that by Grandma Moses is often colorful and striking

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white-ribbed

  • adjective satellite having white ribs

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marbled

  • adjective satellite patterned with veins or streaks or color resembling marble
    marbleised; marbleized.
    • marbleized pink skin
  • verb paint or stain like marble
    marble.
    • marble paper

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alberto_giacometti

  • noun Swiss sculptor and painter known for his bronze sculptures of elongated figures (1901-1966)
    Giacometti.

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punctualism

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chequered

  • adjective satellite patterned with alternating squares of color
    checkered; checked.
  • verb mark into squares or draw squares on; draw crossed lines on
    checker; check; chequer.

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yellow-banded

  • adjective satellite having yellow bands

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henry

  • noun a unit of inductance in which an induced electromotive force of one volt is produced when the current is varied at the rate of one ampere per second
    H.
  • noun English chemist who studied the quantities of gas absorbed by water at different temperatures and under different pressures (1775-1836)
    William Henry.

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critic

  • noun a person who is professionally engaged in the analysis and interpretation of works of art
  • noun anyone who expresses a reasoned judgment of something

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franz_kline

  • noun United States abstract expressionist painter (1910-1962)
    Franz Joseph Kline; Kline.

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streak

  • noun an unbroken series of events
    run.
    • had a streak of bad luck
    • Nicklaus had a run of birdies
  • noun a distinctive characteristic
    • he has a stubborn streak
    • a streak of wildness

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purple-spotted

  • adjective satellite having purple spots

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cubist

  • noun an artist who adheres to the principles of cubism
  • adjective relating to or characteristic of cubism
    cubistic.
    • cubist art

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sprigged

  • adjective satellite decorated with designs of sprigs
    • sprigged muslin

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process

  • noun a particular course of action intended to achieve a result
    procedure.
    • the procedure of obtaining a driver's license
    • it was a process of trial and error
  • noun (psychology) the performance of some composite cognitive activity; an operation that affects mental contents
    operation; cognitive process; mental process; cognitive operation.
    • the process of thinking
    • the cognitive operation of remembering

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pont

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marbleised

  • adjective satellite patterned with veins or streaks or color resembling marble
    marbled; marbleized.
    • marbleized pink skin
  • verb make something look like marble
    marbleize; marbleise.
    • marbleize the fireplace

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sharp

  • noun a musical notation indicating one half step higher than the note named
  • noun a long thin sewing needle with a sharp point

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magenta

  • noun a primary subtractive color for light; a dark purple-red color; the dye for magenta was discovered in 1859, the year of the battle of Magenta
  • noun a battle in 1859 in which the French and Sardinian forces under Napoleon III defeated the Austrians under Francis Joseph I
    Battle of Magenta.

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andy_warhol

  • noun United States artist who was a leader of the Pop Art movement (1930-1987)
    Warhol.

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action

  • noun something done (usually as opposed to something said)
    • there were stories of murders and other unnatural actions
  • noun the state of being active
    activeness; activity.
    • his sphere of activity
    • he is out of action

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synthetism

  • noun a genre of French painting characterized by bright flat shapes and symbolic treatments of abstract ideas

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max_weber

  • noun United States abstract painter (born in Russia) (1881-1961)
    Weber.
  • noun German sociologist and pioneer of the analytic method in sociology (1864-1920)
    Weber.

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gustav_klimt

  • noun Austrian painter influenced by art nouveau (1862-1918)
    Klimt.

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grant_wood

  • noun United States painter noted for works based on life in the Midwest (1892-1942)
    Wood.

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burled

  • adjective satellite (of wood) have a pattern from the grain of a tree burl
  • verb remove the burls from cloth
    burl.

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duncan_james_corrow_grant

  • noun Scottish painter; cousin of Lytton Strachey and member of the Bloomsbury Group (1885-1978)
    Duncan Grant; Grant.

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leger

  • noun a record in which commercial accounts are recorded
    book; book of account; account book; ledger.
    • they got a subpoena to examine our books
  • noun French painter who was an early cubist (1881-1955)
    Fernand Leger.

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pine

  • noun a coniferous tree
    true pine; pine tree.
  • noun straight-grained durable and often resinous white to yellowish timber of any of numerous trees of the genus Pinus

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cubism

  • noun an artistic movement in France beginning in 1907 that featured surfaces of geometrical planes

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camille

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ferdinand_victor_eugene_delacroix

  • noun French romantic painter (1798-1863)
    Eugene Delacroix; Delacroix.

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sunday

The first day of the week, -- consecrated among Christians to rest from secular employments, and to religious worship; the Christian Sabbath; the Lord's Day. Syn. -- See Sabbath.

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marbleized

  • adjective satellite patterned with veins or streaks or color resembling marble
    marbled; marbleised.
    • marbleized pink skin
  • verb make something look like marble
    marbleize; marbleise.
    • marbleize the fireplace

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samuel_finley_breese_morse

  • noun United States portrait painter who patented the telegraph and developed the Morse code (1791-1872)
    Samuel F. B. Morse; Samuel Morse; Morse.

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paul_cezanne

  • noun French Post-impressionist painter who influenced modern art (especially cubism) by stressing the structural components latent in nature (1839-1906)
    Cezanne.

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marc_chagall

  • noun French painter (born in Russia) noted for his imagery and brilliant colors (1887-1985)
    Chagall.

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genre_painting

  • noun a genre depicting everyday life

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earlier

  • adjective satellite (comparative and superlative of `early') more early than; most early
    earliest.
    • a fashion popular in earlier times
    • his earlier work reflects the influence of his teacher
    • Verdi's earliest and most raucous opera
  • adjective at or near the beginning of a period of time or course of events or before the usual or expected time
    early.
    • early morning
    • an early warning
    • early diagnosis
    • an early death
    • took early retirement
    • an early spring
    • early varieties of peas and tomatoes mature before most standard varieties

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spot

  • noun a point located with respect to surface features of some region
    topographic point; place.
    • this is a nice place for a picnic
    • a bright spot on a planet
  • noun a short section or illustration (as between radio or tv programs or in a magazine) that is often used for advertising

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elisabeth_vigee-lebrun

  • noun French painter noted for her portraits (1755-1842)
    Vigee-Lebrun; Marie Louise Elisabeth Vigee-Lebrun.

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siqueiros

  • noun Mexican painter of murals depicting protest and revolution (1896-1974)
    David Siqueiros; David Alfaro Siqueiros.

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catalog

  • noun a book or pamphlet containing an enumeration of things
    catalogue.
    • he found it in the Sears catalog
  • noun a complete list of things; usually arranged systematically
    catalogue.
    • it does not pretend to be a catalog of his achievements

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constructivism

  • noun an abstractionist artistic movement in Russia after World War I; industrial materials were used to construct nonrepresentational objects

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floral

  • adjective satellite resembling or made of or suggestive of flowers
    flowered.
    • an unusual floral design
  • adjective relating to or associated with flowers
    • floral organs

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banding

  • noun a stripe or stripes of contrasting color
    striation; band; stria.
    • chromosomes exhibit characteristic bands
    • the black and yellow banding of bees and wasps
  • noun an adornment consisting of a strip of a contrasting color or material
    band; stripe.

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vase

  • noun an open jar of glass or porcelain used as an ornament or to hold flowers

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matisse

  • noun French painter and sculptor; leading figure of fauvism (1869-1954)
    Henri Matisse; Henri Emile Benoit Matisse.

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orchard

  • noun garden consisting of a small cultivated wood without undergrowth
    grove; woodlet; plantation.

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light

  • noun (physics) electromagnetic radiation that can produce a visual sensation
    visible light; visible radiation.
    • the light was filtered through a soft glass window
  • noun any device serving as a source of illumination
    light source.
    • he stopped the car and turned off the lights

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lentiginous

  • adjective satellite relating to or covered with or resembling freckles
    lentiginose; freckled.

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pinstriped

  • adjective satellite having very thin stripes

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green

  • noun green color or pigment; resembling the color of growing grass
    viridity; greenness.
  • noun a piece of open land for recreational use in an urban area
    park; commons; common.
    • they went for a walk in the park

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grand

  • noun the cardinal number that is the product of 10 and 100
    yard; G; thou; thousand; M; chiliad; one thousand; K; 1000.
  • noun a piano with the strings on a horizontal harp-shaped frame; usually supported by three legs
    grand piano.

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impressionist

  • noun a painter who follows the theories of Impressionism
  • adjective relating to or characteristic of Impressionism
    impressionistic.
    • impressionist music

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watered-silk

  • noun silk fabric with a wavy surface pattern
    moire.

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salvador_dali

  • noun surrealist Spanish painter (1904-1989)
    Dali.

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typical

  • adjective exhibiting the qualities or characteristics that identify a group or kind or category
    • a typical American girl
    • a typical suburban community
    • the typical car owner drives 10,000 miles a year
    • a painting typical of the Impressionist school
    • a typical romantic poem
    • a typical case of arteritis
  • adjective satellite of a feature that helps to distinguish a person or thing
    distinctive.
    • Jerusalem has a distinctive Middle East flavor"- Curtis Wilkie
    • that is typical of you!

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whistler

  • noun United States painter (1834-1903)
    James Abbott McNeill Whistler.
  • noun someone who makes a loud high sound

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vincent_van_gogh

  • noun Dutch Post-impressionist painter noted for his use of color (1853-1890)
    van Gogh; Gogh.

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deco

  • noun a style of design that was popular in the 1920s and 1930s; marked by stylized forms and geometric designs adapted to mass production
    art deco.

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cross-banded

  • adjective satellite (of snakes) having crossing bands on the back

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surrealist

  • noun an artist who is a member of the movement called surrealism

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munch

  • noun Norwegian painter (1863-1944)
    Edvard Munch.
  • noun a large bite
    • he tried to talk between munches on the sandwich

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toulouse-lautrec

  • noun French painter who portrayed life in the cafes and music halls of Montmartre (1864-1901)
    Henri Toulouse-Lautrec.

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primitive

  • noun a person who belongs to an early stage of civilization
    primitive person.
  • noun a mathematical expression from which another expression is derived

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surrealism

  • noun a 20th century movement of artists and writers (developing out of dadaism) who used fantastic images and incongruous juxtapositions in order to represent unconscious thoughts and dreams

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freckled

  • adjective satellite relating to or covered with or resembling freckles
    lentiginous; lentiginose.
  • verb become freckled
    freckle.
    • I freckle easily

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yellow-marked

  • adjective satellite having yellow marks

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laced

  • adjective closed with a lace
    tied.
    • snugly laced shoes
  • verb spin,wind, or twist together
    twine; lace; interlace; intertwine; enlace; entwine.
    • intertwine the ribbons
    • Twine the threads into a rope
    • intertwined hearts

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le

  • noun a chronic inflammatory collagen disease affecting connective tissue (skin or joints)
    lupus erythematosus.

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monitor

  • noun someone who supervises (an examination)
    proctor.
  • noun someone who gives a warning so that a mistake can be avoided
    admonisher; reminder.

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1880s

  • noun the decade from 1880 to 1889
    eighties.

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thomas_gainsborough

  • noun English portrait and landscape painter (1727-1788)
    Gainsborough.

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vernacular_art

  • noun a genre of art and outdoor constructions made by untrained artists who do not recognize themselves as artists
    naive art; primitive art; outsider art; self-taught art.

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late

  • adjective being or occurring at an advanced period of time or after a usual or expected time
    • late evening
    • late 18th century
    • a late movie
    • took a late flight
    • had a late breakfast
  • adjective satellite after the expected or usual time; delayed
    tardy; belated.
    • a belated birthday card
    • I'm late for the plane
    • the train is late
    • tardy children are sent to the principal
    • always tardy in making dental appointments

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subtractive

  • adjective constituting or involving subtraction
    • a subtractive correction

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fauve

  • noun a member of a group of French painters who followed fauvism
    fauvist.

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stippled

  • adjective satellite having a pattern of dots
    flecked; specked; dotted; speckled.
  • verb engrave by means of dots and flicks
    stipple.

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image

  • noun an iconic mental representation
    mental image.
    • her imagination forced images upon her too awful to contemplate
  • noun (Jungian psychology) a personal facade that one presents to the world
    persona.
    • a public image is as fragile as Humpty Dumpty

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hilaire_germain_edgar_degas

  • noun French impressionist painter (1834-1917)
    Degas; Edgar Degas.

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artistic_movement

  • noun a group of artists who agree on general principles
    art movement.

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practice

  • noun a customary way of operation or behavior
    pattern.
    • it is their practice to give annual raises
    • they changed their dietary pattern
  • noun systematic training by multiple repetitions
    recitation; practice session; drill; exercise.
    • practice makes perfect

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post-impressionist

  • noun an artist of the Postimpressionist school who revolted against Impressionism
    Postimpressionist.

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o'keeffe

  • noun United States painter (1887-1986)
    Georgia Okeeffe.

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edmond

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band

  • noun an unofficial association of people or groups
    circle; set; lot.
    • the smart set goes there
    • they were an angry lot
  • noun instrumentalists not including string players

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jaun_gris

  • noun Spanish cubist painter (1887-1927)
    Gris.

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expressionism

  • noun an art movement early in the 20th century; the artist's subjective expression of inner experiences was emphasized; an inner feeling was expressed through a distorted rendition of reality

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front

  • noun the side that is forward or prominent
    forepart; front end.
  • noun the line along which opposing armies face each other
    front line; battlefront.

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seurat

  • noun French painter who developed pointillism (1859-1891)
    Georges Seurat; Georges Pierre Seurat.

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klangfarbenmelodie

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bank

  • noun sloping land (especially the slope beside a body of water)
    • they pulled the canoe up on the bank
    • he sat on the bank of the river and watched the currents
  • noun a financial institution that accepts deposits and channels the money into lending activities
    banking concern; depository financial institution; banking company.
    • he cashed a check at the bank
    • that bank holds the mortgage on my home

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minimalist

  • noun a conservative who advocates only minor reforms in government or politics
  • noun a practitioner or advocate of artistic minimalism

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term

  • noun a word or expression used for some particular thing
    • he learned many medical terms
  • noun a limited period of time
    • a prison term
    • he left school before the end of term

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realist

  • noun a philosopher who believes that universals are real and exist independently of anyone thinking of them
  • noun a person who accepts the world as it literally is and deals with it accordingly

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scenic

  • adjective satellite used of locations; having beautiful natural scenery
    • scenic drives
  • adjective of or relating to the stage or stage scenery
    • scenic design

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streaky

  • adjective satellite marked with or as if with stripes or linear discolorations
    streaked.
    • streaked hair
    • fat legs and dirty streaky faces

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chuck

  • noun informal terms for a meal
    eats; grub; chow.
  • noun the part of a forequarter from the neck to the ribs and including the shoulder blade

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copley

  • noun American painter who did portraits of Paul Revere and John Hancock before fleeing to England to avoid the American Revolution (1738-1815)
    John Copley; John Singleton Copley.

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minimal_art

  • noun an art movement in sculpture and painting that began in the 1950s and emphasized extreme simplification of form and color
    minimalism; reductivism.

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minimalism

  • noun an art movement in sculpture and painting that began in the 1950s and emphasized extreme simplification of form and color
    minimal art; reductivism.

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ash_can

  • noun early 20th-century United States painting; portrays realistic and sordid scenes of city life
    Ashcan school.

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realism

  • noun the attribute of accepting the facts of life and favoring practicality and literal truth
    pragmatism.
  • noun the state of being actual or real
    realness; reality.
    • the reality of his situation slowly dawned on him

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windmill

  • noun a mill that is powered by the wind
  • noun generator that extracts usable energy from winds
    aerogenerator; wind generator.

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abstractionism

  • noun an abstract genre of art; artistic content depends on internal form rather than pictorial representation
    abstract art.
  • noun a representation having no reference to concrete objects or specific examples
    unrealism.

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roger_eliot_fry

  • noun English painter and art critic (1866-1934)
    Fry; Roger Fry.

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franz_joseph_kline

  • noun United States abstract expressionist painter (1910-1962)
    Franz Kline; Kline.

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deconstructivism

  • noun a school of architecture based on the philosophical theory of deconstruction

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chinoiserie

  • noun a style in art reflecting Chinese influence; elaborately decorated and intricately patterned

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nouvelle_vague

  • noun an art movement in French cinema in the 1960s
    New Wave.

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vasari

  • noun Italian painter and art historian (1511-1574)
    Giorgio Vasari.

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teach

  • noun an English pirate who operated in the Caribbean and off the Atlantic coast of North America (died in 1718)
    Thatch; Edward Teach; Edward Thatch; Blackbeard.
  • verb impart skills or knowledge to
    instruct; learn.
    • I taught them French
    • He instructed me in building a boat

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cathedral

  • noun any large and important church
  • noun the principal Christian church building of a bishop's diocese
    duomo.

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abstractionist

  • noun a painter of abstract pictures
    abstract artist.
  • adjective satellite not representing or imitating external reality or the objects of nature
    abstract; nonfigurative; nonobjective.
    • a large abstract painting

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red-streaked

  • adjective satellite having red stripes
    red-striped; reddish-striped.

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postimpressionist

  • noun an artist of the Postimpressionist school who revolted against Impressionism
    Post-impressionist.

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canvas

  • noun a heavy, closely woven fabric (used for clothing or chairs or sails or tents)
    canvass.
  • noun an oil painting on canvas fabric
    canvass.

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flower

  • noun a plant cultivated for its blooms or blossoms
  • noun reproductive organ of angiosperm plants especially one having showy or colorful parts
    blossom; bloom.

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stuart_davis

  • noun United States painter who developed an American version of cubism (1894-1964)
    Davis.

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bartolome_esteban_murillo

  • noun Spanish painter (1617-1682)
    Murillo.

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laurence_stephen_lowry

  • noun English painter (1887-1976)
    Lowry; L. S. Lowry.

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fragonard

  • noun French artist whose rococo paintings typified the frivolity of life in the royal court of France in the 18th century (1732-1806)
    Jean Honore Fragonard.

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sezession

  • noun an Austrian school of art and architecture parallel to the French art nouveau in the 1890s
    secession.

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oil_paint

  • noun paint in which a drying oil is the vehicle

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artist

  • noun a person whose creative work shows sensitivity and imagination
    creative person.

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ingres

  • noun French classical painter (1780-1867)
    Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres.

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brindled

  • adjective satellite having a grey or brown streak or a pattern or a patchy coloring; used especially of the patterned fur of cats
    brindle; brinded; tabby.

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notre

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francisco_de_goya

  • noun Spanish painter well known for his portraits and for his satires (1746-1828)
    Goya; Goya y Lucientes; Francisco Jose de Goya y Lucientes; Francisco Jose de Goya; Francisco Goya.

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red

  • noun red color or pigment; the chromatic color resembling the hue of blood
    redness.
  • noun a tributary of the Mississippi River that flows eastward from Texas along the southern boundary of Oklahoma and through Louisiana
    Red River.

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rene_magritte

  • noun Belgian surrealist painter (1898-1967)
    Magritte.

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delavallée

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linear

  • adjective designating or involving an equation whose terms are of the first degree
    additive.
  • adjective of or in or along or relating to a line; involving a single dimension
    one-dimensional.
    • a linear measurement

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thomas_hart_benton

  • noun United States artist whose paintings portrayed life in the Midwest and South (1889-1975)
    Benton.
  • noun United States legislator who opposed the use of paper currency (1782-1858)
    Benton; Old Bullion.

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neoimpressionism

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pine_tree

  • noun a coniferous tree
    true pine; pine.

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checked

  • adjective satellite patterned with alternating squares of color
    checkered; chequered.
  • verb examine so as to determine accuracy, quality, or condition
    check into; go over; suss out; check over; check up on; look into; check out; check.
    • check the brakes
    • Check out the engine

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jean_honore_fragonard

  • noun French artist whose rococo paintings typified the frivolity of life in the royal court of France in the 18th century (1732-1806)
    Fragonard.

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monet

  • noun French impressionist painter (1840-1926)
    Claude Monet.

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georges_seurat

  • noun French painter who developed pointillism (1859-1891)
    Seurat; Georges Pierre Seurat.

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new_wave

  • noun an art movement in French cinema in the 1960s
    Nouvelle Vague.
  • noun any creative group active in the innovation and application of new concepts and techniques in a given field (especially in the arts)
    vanguard; avant-garde; van.

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david_siqueiros

  • noun Mexican painter of murals depicting protest and revolution (1896-1974)
    Siqueiros; David Alfaro Siqueiros.

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pop_art

  • noun a school of art that emerged in the United Kingdom in the 1950s and became prevalent in the United States and the United Kingdom in the 1960s; it imitated the techniques of commercial art (as the soup cans of Andy Warhol) and the styles of popular culture and the mass media

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samuel_morse

  • noun United States portrait painter who patented the telegraph and developed the Morse code (1791-1872)
    Samuel Finley Breese Morse; Samuel F. B. Morse; Morse.

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connotation

  • noun what you must know in order to determine the reference of an expression
    intension.
  • noun an idea that is implied or suggested

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wave

  • noun one of a series of ridges that moves across the surface of a liquid (especially across a large body of water)
    moving ridge.
  • noun a movement like that of a sudden occurrence or increase in a specified phenomenon
    • a wave of settlers
    • troops advancing in waves

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henri_toulouse-lautrec

  • noun French painter who portrayed life in the cafes and music halls of Montmartre (1864-1901)
    Toulouse-Lautrec.

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primary

  • noun a preliminary election where delegates or nominees are chosen
    primary election.
  • noun one of the main flight feathers projecting along the outer edge of a bird's wing
    primary feather; primary quill.

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neoromanticism

  • noun an art movement based on a revival of Romanticism in art and literature

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jean_edouard_vuillard

  • noun French painter (1868-1940)
    Edouard Vuillard; Vuillard.

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primitivism

  • noun a wild or unrefined state
    crudeness; rudeness; crudity; primitiveness.
  • noun a genre characteristic of (or imitative of) primitive artists or children

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henri_emile_benoit_matisse

  • noun French painter and sculptor; leading figure of fauvism (1869-1954)
    Henri Matisse; Matisse.

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brown-speckled

  • adjective satellite having brown speckles
    brownish-speckled.

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fry

  • noun English painter and art critic (1866-1934)
    Roger Fry; Roger Eliot Fry.
  • noun English dramatist noted for his comic verse dramas (born 1907)
    Christopher Fry.

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modernism

  • noun genre of art and literature that makes a self-conscious break with previous genres
  • noun the quality of being current or of the present
    contemporaneity; modernity; contemporaneousness; modernness.
    • a shopping mall would instill a spirit of modernity into this village

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andy_warhol

  • noun United States artist who was a leader of the Pop Art movement (1930-1987)
    Warhol.

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george

A figure of St. George (the patron saint of England) on horseback, appended to the collar of the Order of the Garter. See Garter.

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computer_monitor

  • noun a device that displays signals on a computer screen

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fuller

  • noun a workman who fulls (cleans and thickens) freshly woven cloth for a living
  • noun United States jurist and chief justice of the United States Supreme Court (1833-1910)
    Melville W. Fuller; Melville Weston Fuller.

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brownish-striped

  • adjective satellite having brown stripes
    brown-striped.

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st.

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morse

  • noun a telegraph code in which letters and numbers are represented by strings of dots and dashes (short and long signals)
    Morse code; international Morse code.
  • noun United States portrait painter who patented the telegraph and developed the Morse code (1791-1872)
    Samuel Finley Breese Morse; Samuel F. B. Morse; Samuel Morse.

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oil_painter

  • noun a painter who uses oil paints

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krasner

  • noun United States artist remembered for her spontaneous approach to painting; she was a founder of the New York school of abstract expressionism (1908-1984)
    Lee Krasner.

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kazimir_severinovich_malevich

  • noun Russian abstract painter (1878-1935)
    Malevich; Kazimir Malevich.

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paint

  • noun a substance used as a coating to protect or decorate a surface (especially a mixture of pigment suspended in a liquid); dries to form a hard coating
    pigment.
    • artists use `paint' and `pigment' interchangeably
  • noun (basketball) a space (including the foul line) in front of the basket at each end of a basketball court; usually painted a different color from the rest of the court
    key.
    • he hit a jump shot from the top of the key
    • he dominates play in the paint

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black-barred

  • adjective satellite having a pattern consisting of black bars

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master

  • noun an artist of consummate skill
    maestro.
    • a master of the violin
    • one of the old masters
  • noun a person who has general authority over others
    lord; overlord.

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modernist

  • noun an artist who makes a deliberate break with previous styles

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white

  • noun the quality or state of the achromatic color of greatest lightness (bearing the least resemblance to black)
    whiteness.
  • noun a member of the Caucasoid race
    White person; Caucasian.

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john

  • noun a room or building equipped with one or more toilets
    toilet; bathroom; privy; lavatory; can; lav.
  • noun youngest son of Henry II; King of England from 1199 to 1216; succeeded to the throne on the death of his brother Richard I; lost his French possessions; in 1215 John was compelled by the barons to sign the Magna Carta (1167-1216)
    King John; John Lackland.

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fauvism

  • noun an art movement launched in 1905 whose work was characterized by bright and nonnatural colors and simple forms; influenced the expressionists

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warhol

  • noun United States artist who was a leader of the Pop Art movement (1930-1987)
    Andy Warhol.

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childe_hassam

  • noun United States painter noted for brilliant colors and bold brushwork (1859-1935)
    Hassam; Frederick Childe Hassam.

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streaked

  • adjective satellite marked with or as if with stripes or linear discolorations
    streaky.
    • streaked hair
    • fat legs and dirty streaky faces
  • verb move quickly in a straight line
    streak.
    • The plane streaked across the sky

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albert

  • noun prince consort of Queen Victoria of England (1819-1861)
    Prince Albert; Albert Francis Charles Augustus Emmanuel.

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fabien

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wassily_kandinsky

  • noun Russian painter who was a pioneer of abstract art (1866-1944)
    Wassily Kandinski; Kandinski; Kandinsky.

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braque

  • noun French painter who led the cubist movement (1882-1963)
    Georges Braque.

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ernst_ludwig_kirchner

  • noun German expressionist painter (1880-1938)
    Kirchner.

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francisco_goya

  • noun Spanish painter well known for his portraits and for his satires (1746-1828)
    Goya; Goya y Lucientes; Francisco Jose de Goya y Lucientes; Francisco de Goya; Francisco Jose de Goya.

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naive_art

  • noun a genre of art and outdoor constructions made by untrained artists who do not recognize themselves as artists
    primitive art; outsider art; vernacular art; self-taught art.

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john_singer_sargent

  • noun United States painter (born in Italy) known for his society portraits (1856-1925)
    Sargent.

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abstract_expressionism

  • noun a New York school of painting characterized by freely created abstractions; the first important school of American painting to develop independently of European styles
    action painting.

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tree

  • noun a tall perennial woody plant having a main trunk and branches forming a distinct elevated crown; includes both gymnosperms and angiosperms
  • noun a figure that branches from a single root
    tree diagram.
    • genealogical tree

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kirchner

  • noun German expressionist painter (1880-1938)
    Ernst Ludwig Kirchner.

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freckle

  • noun a small brownish spot (of the pigment melanin) on the skin
    lentigo.
  • verb become freckled
    • I freckle easily

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jean_auguste_dominique_ingres

  • noun French classical painter (1780-1867)
    Ingres.

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ashcan_school

  • noun a group of United States painters founded in 1907 and noted for their realistic depictions of sordid aspects of city life
    Eight.
  • noun early 20th-century United States painting; portrays realistic and sordid scenes of city life
    Ash Can.

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historical

  • adjective of or relating to the study of history
    • historical scholars
    • a historical perspective
  • adjective satellite having once lived or existed or taken place in the real world as distinct from being legendary
    • the historical Jesus
    • doubt that a historical Camelot every existed
    • actual historical events

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white-streaked

  • adjective satellite having white streaks

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and

A particle which expresses the relation of connection or addition. It is used to conjoin a word with a word, a clause with a clause, or a sentence with a sentence. (a) It is sometimes used emphatically; as, "there are women and women," that is, two very different sorts of women. (b) By a rhetorical figure, notions, one of which is modificatory of the other, are connected by and; as, "the tediousness and process of my travel," that is, the tedious process, etc.; "thy fair and outward character," that is, thy outwardly fair character, Schmidt's Shak. Lex.

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rouen

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angel

  • noun spiritual being attendant upon God
  • noun person of exceptional holiness
    holy person; saint; holy man.

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viewer

  • noun a close observer; someone who looks at something (such as an exhibition of some kind)
    looker; witness; spectator; watcher.
    • the spectators applauded the performance
    • television viewers
    • sky watchers discovered a new star
  • noun an optical device for viewing photographic transparencies

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banded

  • adjective identified with a band especially around a leg
    • kept watch for the return of their banded birds
  • verb bind or tie together, as with a band
    band.

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modern

  • noun a contemporary person
  • noun a typeface (based on an 18th century design by Gianbattista Bodoni) distinguished by regular shape and hairline serifs and heavy downstrokes
    Bodoni font; modern font; Bodoni.

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mind

  • noun that which is responsible for one's thoughts and feelings; the seat of the faculty of reason
    psyche; brain; head; nous.
    • his mind wandered
    • I couldn't get his words out of my head
  • noun recall or remembrance
    • it came to mind

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tiger-striped

  • adjective satellite having stripes resembling those of a tiger

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portrait

  • noun a word picture of a person's appearance and character
    portrayal; portraiture.
  • noun any likeness of a person, in any medium
    portrayal.
    • the photographer made excellent portraits

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ringed

  • adjective satellite shaped like a ring
    ring-shaped; annulate; annulated; annular; doughnut-shaped; circinate.
  • verb sound loudly and sonorously
    ring; peal.
    • the bells rang

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neoexpressionism

  • noun an art movement based on expressionism; developed in 1980s in Europe and United States; crudely drawn garish paintings

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self

  • noun your consciousness of your own identity
    ego.
  • noun a person considered as a unique individual
    • one's own self

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note

  • noun a brief written record
    • he made a note of the appointment
  • noun a short personal letter
    line; billet; short letter.
    • drop me a line when you get there

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majority

  • noun the property resulting from being or relating to the greater in number of two parts; the main part
    bulk.
    • the majority of his customers prefer it
    • the bulk of the work is finished
  • noun (elections) more than half of the votes
    absolute majority.

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distortionist

  • noun a painter who introduces distortions

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lichtenstein

  • noun United States painter who was a leading exponent of pop art (1923-1997)
    Roy Lichtenstein.

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impressionism

  • noun a school of late 19th century French painters who pictured appearances by strokes of unmixed colors to give the impression of reflected light

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printer

  • noun someone whose occupation is printing
    pressman.
  • noun (computer science) an output device that prints the results of data processing

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benton

  • noun United States artist whose paintings portrayed life in the Midwest and South (1889-1975)
    Thomas Hart Benton.
  • noun United States legislator who opposed the use of paper currency (1782-1858)
    Thomas Hart Benton; Old Bullion.

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ben_shahn

  • noun United States artist whose work reflected social and political themes (1898-1969)
    Shahn; Benjamin Shahn.

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chagall

  • noun French painter (born in Russia) noted for his imagery and brilliant colors (1887-1985)
    Marc Chagall.

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ernst

  • noun painter (born in Germany, resident of France and the United States) who was a cofounder of dadaism; developed the technique of collage (1891-1976)
    Max Ernst.

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art_critic

  • noun a critic of paintings

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gallery

  • noun spectators at a golf or tennis match
  • noun a porch along the outside of a building (sometimes partly enclosed)
    veranda; verandah.

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giacometti

  • noun Swiss sculptor and painter known for his bronze sculptures of elongated figures (1901-1966)
    Alberto Giacometti.

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enamel

  • noun hard white substance covering the crown of a tooth
    tooth enamel.
  • noun a colored glassy compound (opaque or partially opaque) that is fused to the surface of metal or glass or pottery for decoration or protection

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lentigo

  • noun a small brownish spot (of the pigment melanin) on the skin
    freckle.

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katsushika_hokusai

  • noun Japanese painter whose work influenced the impressionists (1760-1849)
    Hokusai.

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barred

  • adjective satellite preventing entry or exit or a course of action
    barricaded; blockaded.
    • a barricaded street
    • barred doors
    • the blockaded harbor
  • verb prevent from entering; keep out
    debar; bar; exclude.
    • He was barred from membership in the club

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vernacular

  • noun a characteristic language of a particular group (as among thieves)
    patois; argot; cant; slang; jargon; lingo.
    • they don't speak our lingo
  • noun the everyday speech of the people (as distinguished from literary language)

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violet-streaked

  • adjective satellite having streaks of violet color

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artistic

  • adjective relating to or characteristic of art or artists
    • his artistic background
  • adjective satellite satisfying aesthetic standards and sensibilities
    • artistic workmanship

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painting

  • noun graphic art consisting of an artistic composition made by applying paints to a surface
    picture.
    • a small painting by Picasso
    • he bought the painting as an investment
    • his pictures hang in the Louvre
  • noun creating a picture with paints
    • he studied painting and sculpture for many years

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dot

  • noun a very small circular shape
    point.
    • a row of points
    • draw lines between the dots
  • noun the United States federal department that institutes and coordinates national transportation programs; created in 1966
    Department of Transportation; Transportation.

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georges_pierre_seurat

  • noun French painter who developed pointillism (1859-1891)
    Seurat; Georges Seurat.

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willem_de_kooning

  • noun United States painter (born in the Netherlands) who was a leading American exponent of abstract expressionism (1904-1997)
    de Kooning.

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charles

  • noun King of France from 1560 to 1574 whose reign was dominated by his mother Catherine de Medicis (1550-1574)
    Charles IX.
  • noun King of France who began his reign with most of northern France under English control; after the intervention of Jeanne d'Arc the French were able to defeat the English and end the Hundred Years' War (1403-1461)
    Charles VII.

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rothko

  • noun United States abstract painter (born in Russia) whose paintings are characterized by horizontal bands of color with indistinct boundaries (1903-1970)
    Mark Rothko.

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kent

  • noun a county in southeastern England on the English Channel; formerly an Anglo-Saxon kingdom, it was the first to be colonized by the Romans
  • noun United States painter noted for his woodcuts (1882-1971)
    Rockwell Kent.

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music

  • noun an artistic form of auditory communication incorporating instrumental or vocal tones in a structured and continuous manner
  • noun any agreeable (pleasing and harmonious) sounds
    euphony.
    • he fell asleep to the music of the wind chimes

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kandinski

  • noun Russian painter who was a pioneer of abstract art (1866-1944)
    Wassily Kandinski; Kandinsky; Wassily Kandinsky.

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texture

  • noun the feel of a surface or a fabric
    • the wall had a smooth texture
  • noun the essential quality of something
    • the texture of Neapolitan life

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jan

(Moham. Myth.) One of intermediate order between angels and men.

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version

  • noun an interpretation of a matter from a particular viewpoint
    • his version of the fight was different from mine
  • noun something a little different from others of the same type
    edition; variant; variation.
    • an experimental version of the night fighter
    • a variant of the same word
    • an emery wheel is the modern variation of a grindstone
    • the boy is a younger edition of his father

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black

  • noun the quality or state of the achromatic color of least lightness (bearing the least resemblance to white)
    inkiness; blackness.
  • noun total absence of light
    lightlessness; pitch blackness; blackness; total darkness.
    • they fumbled around in total darkness
    • in the black of night

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james_abbott_mcneill_whistler

  • noun United States painter (1834-1903)
    Whistler.

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kandinsky

  • noun Russian painter who was a pioneer of abstract art (1866-1944)
    Wassily Kandinski; Kandinski; Wassily Kandinsky.

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synthetic_cubism

  • noun the late phase of cubism

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derain

  • noun French painter and exponent of fauvism (1880-1954)
    Andre Derain.

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homer

  • noun a base hit on which the batter scores a run
    home run.
  • noun ancient Greek epic poet who is believed to have written the Iliad and the Odyssey (circa 850 BC)

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cube

  • noun a hexahedron with six equal squares as faces
    regular hexahedron.
  • noun a three-dimensional shape with six square or rectangular sides
    block.

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beat

  • noun a regular route for a sentry or policeman
    round.
    • in the old days a policeman walked a beat and knew all his people by name
  • noun the rhythmic contraction and expansion of the arteries with each beat of the heart
    heartbeat; pulsation; pulse.
    • he could feel the beat of her heart

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tanguy

  • noun United States surrealist painter (born in France) (1900-1955)
    Yves Tanguy.

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maxfield_frederick_parrish

  • noun United States painter (1870-1966)
    Parrish; Maxfield Parrish.

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de

  • noun a Mid-Atlantic state; one of the original 13 colonies
    Diamond State; Delaware; First State.

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jatte

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chaim_soutine

  • noun French expressionist painter (born in Lithuania) (1893-1943)
    Soutine.

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speckled

  • adjective satellite having a pattern of dots
    flecked; specked; stippled; dotted.
  • verb produce a mottled effect
    stipple; speckle.
    • The sunlight stippled the trees

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romantic_realism

  • noun the first coherent school of American art; active from 1825 to 1870; painted wilderness landscapes of the Hudson River valley and surrounding New England
    Hudson River school.

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stella

  • noun United States minimalist painter (born in 1936)
    Frank Stella; Frank Philip Stella.

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gogh

  • noun Dutch Post-impressionist painter noted for his use of color (1853-1890)
    van Gogh; Vincent van Gogh.

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venose

  • adjective satellite having or showing markings that resemble veins
    veined; veinlike.

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striped

  • adjective satellite marked or decorated with stripes
    stripy.
  • verb mark with stripes
    stripe.

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silk

  • noun a fabric made from the fine threads produced by certain insect larvae
  • noun animal fibers produced by silkworms and other larvae that spin cocoons and by most spiders

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thomas_sully

  • noun United States painter (born in England) of portraits and historical scenes (1783-1872)
    Sully.

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nouveau

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grandma_moses

  • noun United States painter of colorful and primitive rural scenes (1860-1961)
    Moses; Anna Mary Robertson Moses.

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bar

  • noun a room or establishment where alcoholic drinks are served over a counter
    taproom; barroom; saloon; ginmill.
    • he drowned his sorrows in whiskey at the bar
  • noun a counter where you can obtain food or drink
    • he bought a hot dog and a coke at the bar

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artist

  • noun a person whose creative work shows sensitivity and imagination
    creative person.

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maxfield_parrish

  • noun United States painter (1870-1966)
    Parrish; Maxfield Frederick Parrish.

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tabby

  • noun a cat with a grey or tawny coat mottled with black
    tabby cat.
  • noun female cat
    queen.

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lentiginose

  • adjective satellite relating to or covered with or resembling freckles
    lentiginous; freckled.

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method

  • noun a way of doing something, especially a systematic way; implies an orderly logical arrangement (usually in steps)
  • noun an acting technique introduced by Stanislavsky in which the actor recalls emotions or reactions from his or her own life and uses them to identify with the character being portrayed
    method acting.

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neckband

  • noun a band around the collar of a garment
  • noun a band that fits around the neck and is usually folded over
    collar.

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joan_miro

  • noun Spanish surrealist painter (1893-1983)
    Miro.

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analytical

  • adjective using or skilled in using analysis (i.e., separating a whole--intellectual or substantial--into its elemental parts or basic principles)
    analytic.
    • an analytic experiment
    • an analytic approach
    • a keenly analytic man
    • analytical reasoning
    • an analytical mind
  • adjective of a proposition that is necessarily true independent of fact or experience
    analytic.
    • `all spinsters are unmarried' is an analytic proposition

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marsh

  • noun low-lying wet land with grassy vegetation; usually is a transition zone between land and water
    fen; marshland; fenland.
    • thousands of acres of marshland
    • the fens of eastern England
  • noun United States painter (1898-1954)
    Reginald Marsh.

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vincent

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pissarro

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spotted

  • adjective satellite having spots or patches (small areas of contrasting color or texture)
    patched; spotty.
    • a field patched with ice and snow
    • the wall had a spotty speckled effect
    • a black-and-white spotted cow
  • verb catch sight of
    espy; spot; descry; spy.

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art

  • noun the products of human creativity; works of art collectively
    fine art.
    • an art exhibition
    • a fine collection of art
  • noun the creation of beautiful or significant things
    artistic creation; artistic production.
    • art does not need to be innovative to be good
    • I was never any good at art
    • he said that architecture is the art of wasting space beautifully

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splotched

  • adjective satellite marked with irregularly shaped spots or blots
    blotchy; blotched.
  • verb blotch or spot
    splotch.

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grant

  • noun any monetary aid
  • noun the act of providing a subsidy
    subsidization; subsidisation.

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red-striped

  • adjective satellite having red stripes
    reddish-striped; red-streaked.

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new_wave

  • noun an art movement in French cinema in the 1960s
    Nouvelle Vague.
  • noun any creative group active in the innovation and application of new concepts and techniques in a given field (especially in the arts)
    vanguard; avant-garde; van.

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slashed

  • adjective satellite patterned by having color applied with sweeping strokes
    • brown iris...slashed with yellow"- Willa Cather
  • verb cut with sweeping strokes; as with an ax or machete
    slash; cut down.

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computer

  • noun a machine for performing calculations automatically
    data processor; computing machine; information processing system; computing device; electronic computer.
  • noun an expert at calculation (or at operating calculating machines)
    calculator; estimator; figurer; reckoner.

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violet

  • noun any of numerous low-growing violas with small flowers
  • noun a variable color that lies beyond blue in the spectrum
    reddish blue.

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close

  • noun the temporal end; the concluding time
    finish; last; finis; finale; stopping point; conclusion.
    • the stopping point of each round was signaled by a bell
    • the market was up at the finish
    • they were playing better at the close of the season
  • noun the last section of a communication
    closing; ending; end; conclusion.
    • in conclusion I want to say...

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raoul_dufy

  • noun French painter noted for brightly colored scenes (1877-1953)
    Dufy.

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palette

  • noun the range of colour characteristic of a particular artist or painting or school of art
    pallet.
  • noun board that provides a flat surface on which artists mix paints and the range of colors used
    pallet.

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l._s._lowry

  • noun English painter (1887-1976)
    Laurence Stephen Lowry; Lowry.

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pattern

  • noun a perceptual structure
    shape; form.
    • the composition presents problems for students of musical form
    • a visual pattern must include not only objects but the spaces between them
  • noun a customary way of operation or behavior
    practice.
    • it is their practice to give annual raises
    • they changed their dietary pattern

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kazimir_malevich

  • noun Russian abstract painter (1878-1935)
    Malevich; Kazimir Severinovich Malevich.

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sail

  • noun a large piece of fabric (usually canvas fabric) by means of which wind is used to propel a sailing vessel
    canvass; canvas; sheet.
  • noun an ocean trip taken for pleasure
    cruise.

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john_constable

  • noun English landscape painter (1776-1837)
    Constable.

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vanguard

  • noun the leading units moving at the head of an army
    van.
  • noun any creative group active in the innovation and application of new concepts and techniques in a given field (especially in the arts)
    avant-garde; van; new wave.

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divisionists

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tendency

  • noun an attitude of mind especially one that favors one alternative over others
    disposition; inclination.
    • he had an inclination to give up too easily
    • a tendency to be too strict
  • noun an inclination to do something
    propensity; leaning.
    • he felt leanings toward frivolity

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black-and-tan

  • adjective satellite having a pattern of black and tan

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checkered

  • adjective satellite patterned with alternating squares of color
    checked; chequered.
  • verb mark into squares or draw squares on; draw crossed lines on
    checker; check; chequer.

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ability

  • noun the quality of being able to perform; a quality that permits or facilitates achievement or accomplishment
  • noun possession of the qualities (especially mental qualities) required to do something or get something done
    power.
    • danger heightened his powers of discrimination

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lee_krasner

  • noun United States artist remembered for her spontaneous approach to painting; she was a founder of the New York school of abstract expressionism (1908-1984)
    Krasner.

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guard

  • noun a person who keeps watch over something or someone
  • noun the person who plays that position on a football team
    • the left guard was injured on the play

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mantegna

  • noun Italian painter and engraver noted for his frescoes (1431-1506)
    Andrea Mantegna.

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constable

  • noun a lawman with less authority and jurisdiction than a sheriff
  • noun English landscape painter (1776-1837)
    John Constable.

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style

  • noun how something is done or how it happens
    fashion; manner; way; mode.
    • her dignified manner
    • his rapid manner of talking
    • their nomadic mode of existence
    • in the characteristic New York style
    • a lonely way of life
    • in an abrasive fashion
  • noun a way of expressing something (in language or art or music etc.) that is characteristic of a particular person or group of people or period
    expressive style.
    • all the reporters were expected to adopt the style of the newspaper

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ashcan_school

  • noun a group of United States painters founded in 1907 and noted for their realistic depictions of sordid aspects of city life
    Eight.
  • noun early 20th-century United States painting; portrays realistic and sordid scenes of city life
    Ash Can.

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key

  • noun metal device shaped in such a way that when it is inserted into the appropriate lock the lock's mechanism can be rotated
  • noun something crucial for explaining
    • the key to development is economic integration

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genre

  • noun a kind of literary or artistic work
  • noun a style of expressing yourself in writing
    literary genre; writing style.

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maroon-spotted

  • adjective satellite having maroon spots

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warhol

  • noun United States artist who was a leader of the Pop Art movement (1930-1987)
    Andy Warhol.

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figured

  • adjective satellite (of e.g. fabric design) adorned with patterns
    • my dress is richly figured"- Amy Lowell
  • verb judge to be probable
    calculate; figure; reckon; forecast; estimate; count on.

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klee

  • noun Swiss painter influenced by Kandinsky (1879-1940)
    Paul Klee.

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daumier

  • noun French painter best known for his satirical lithographs of bourgeois society (1808-1879)
    Honore Daumier.

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courbet

  • noun French painter noted for his realistic depiction of everyday scenes (1819-1877)
    Gustave Courbet.

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expense

  • noun amounts paid for goods and services that may be currently tax deductible (as opposed to capital expenditures)
    disbursal; disbursement.
  • noun a detriment or sacrifice
    • at the expense of

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genre_painter

  • noun a painter of scenes from everyday life

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vlaminck

  • noun French painter and exponent of fauvism (1876-1958)
    Maurice de Vlaminck.

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tone

  • noun the quality of a person's voice
    tone of voice.
    • he began in a conversational tone
    • he spoke in a nervous tone of voice
  • noun (linguistics) a pitch or change in pitch of the voice that serves to distinguish words in tonal languages
    • the Beijing dialect uses four tones

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marie_louise_elisabeth_vigee-lebrun

  • noun French painter noted for her portraits (1755-1842)
    Elisabeth Vigee-Lebrun; Vigee-Lebrun.

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color

  • noun a visual attribute of things that results from the light they emit or transmit or reflect
    colour; coloring; colouring.
    • a white color is made up of many different wavelengths of light
  • noun interest and variety and intensity
    vividness; colour.
    • the Puritan Period was lacking in color
    • the characters were delineated with exceptional vividness

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pop

  • noun an informal term for a father; probably derived from baby talk
    dad; dada; papa; pappa; pa; daddy.
  • noun a sweet drink containing carbonated water and flavoring
    tonic; soda pop; soda water; soda.
    • in New England they call sodas tonics

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outsider_art

  • noun a genre of art and outdoor constructions made by untrained artists who do not recognize themselves as artists
    naive art; primitive art; vernacular art; self-taught art.

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tropez

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vigee-lebrun

  • noun French painter noted for her portraits (1755-1842)
    Elisabeth Vigee-Lebrun; Marie Louise Elisabeth Vigee-Lebrun.

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brindle

  • adjective satellite having a grey or brown streak or a pattern or a patchy coloring; used especially of the patterned fur of cats
    brinded; tabby; brindled.

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cezanne

  • noun French Post-impressionist painter who influenced modern art (especially cubism) by stressing the structural components latent in nature (1839-1906)
    Paul Cezanne.

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rousseau

  • noun French philosopher and writer born in Switzerland; believed that the natural goodness of man was warped by society; ideas influenced the French Revolution (1712-1778)
    Jean-Jacques Rousseau.
  • noun French primitive painter (1844-1910)
    Henri Rousseau; Le Douanier Rousseau.

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outsider

  • noun someone who is excluded from or is not a member of a group
    foreigner.
  • noun a contestant (human or animal) not considered to have a good chance to win

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dadaism

  • noun a nihilistic art movement (especially in painting) that flourished in Europe early in the 20th century; based on irrationality and negation of the accepted laws of beauty
    dada.

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brushstrokes

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jean_baptiste_camille_corot

  • noun French painter of Italian landscapes (1796-1875)
    Corot.

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corot

  • noun French painter of Italian landscapes (1796-1875)
    Jean Baptiste Camille Corot.

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abstract

  • noun a concept or idea not associated with any specific instance
    abstraction.
    • he loved her only in the abstract--not in person
  • noun a sketchy summary of the main points of an argument or theory
    precis; synopsis; outline.

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dame

  • noun informal terms for a (young) woman
    doll; wench; chick; skirt; bird.
  • noun a woman of refinement
    gentlewoman; madam; ma'am; lady.
    • a chauffeur opened the door of the limousine for the grand lady

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divisionism

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limner

  • noun a painter or drawer of portraits
    portraitist; portrayer; portrait painter.

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trovaso

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tiger

  • noun a fierce or audacious person
    • he's a tiger on the tennis court
    • it aroused the tiger in me
  • noun large feline of forests in most of Asia having a tawny coat with black stripes; endangered
    Panthera tigris.

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hippolyte

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maurice_de_vlaminck

  • noun French painter and exponent of fauvism (1876-1958)
    Vlaminck.

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stuart

  • noun United States painter best known for his portraits of George Washington (1755-1828)
    Gilbert Stuart; Gilbert Charles Stuart.
  • noun a member of the royal family that ruled Scotland and England

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reddish-striped

  • adjective satellite having red stripes
    red-striped; red-streaked.

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andrew_wyeth

  • noun United States painter (born in 1917)
    Wyeth.

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hassam

  • noun United States painter noted for brilliant colors and bold brushwork (1859-1935)
    Frederick Childe Hassam; Childe Hassam.

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painter

  • noun an artist who paints
  • noun a worker who is employed to cover objects with paint

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sound

  • noun the particular auditory effect produced by a given cause
    • the sound of rain on the roof
    • the beautiful sound of music
  • noun the subjective sensation of hearing something
    auditory sensation.
    • he strained to hear the faint sounds

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reddish

  • adjective satellite of a color at the end of the color spectrum (next to orange); resembling the color of blood or cherries or tomatoes or rubies
    scarlet; cherry; crimson; blood-red; cerise; cherry-red; carmine; ruby-red; ruby; red; ruddy.

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technical

  • noun a pickup truck with a gun mounted on it
  • noun (basketball) a foul that can be assessed on a player or a coach or a team for unsportsmanlike conduct; does not usually involve physical contact during play
    technical foul.

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wyeth

  • noun United States painter (born in 1917)
    Andrew Wyeth.

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pop_art

  • noun a school of art that emerged in the United Kingdom in the 1950s and became prevalent in the United States and the United Kingdom in the 1960s; it imitated the techniques of commercial art (as the soup cans of Andy Warhol) and the styles of popular culture and the mass media

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scene

  • noun the place where some action occurs
    • the police returned to the scene of the crime
  • noun an incident (real or imaginary)
    • their parting was a sad scene

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historical_school

  • noun a school of 19th century German economists and legal philosophers who tried to explain modern economic systems in evolutionary or historical terms

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angrand

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trumbull

  • noun American Revolutionary leader who as governor of Connecticut provided supplies for the Continental Army (1710-1785)
    Jonathan Trumbull.
  • noun American painter of historical scenes (1756-1843)
    John Trumbull.

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primitive_art

  • noun a genre of art and outdoor constructions made by untrained artists who do not recognize themselves as artists
    naive art; outsider art; vernacular art; self-taught art.

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metropolitan

  • noun in the Eastern Orthodox Church this title is given to a position between bishop and patriarch; equivalent to archbishop in western Christianity
  • noun a person who lives in a metropolis

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century

  • noun a period of 100 years
  • noun ten 10s
    one C; 100; hundred; C.

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de_kooning

  • noun United States painter (born in the Netherlands) who was a leading American exponent of abstract expressionism (1904-1997)
    Willem de Kooning.

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vanessa_stephen

  • noun English painter; sister of Virginia Woolf; prominent member of the Bloomsbury Group (1879-1961)
    Vanessa Bell; Bell.

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signac

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jackson_pollock

  • noun United States artist famous for painting with a drip technique; a leader of abstract expressionism in America (1912-1956)
    Pollock.

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rio

  • noun the former capital and 2nd largest city of Brazil; chief Brazilian port; famous as a tourist attraction
    Rio de Janeiro.

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wood

  • noun the hard fibrous lignified substance under the bark of trees
  • noun the trees and other plants in a large densely wooded area
    woods; forest.

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different

  • adjective unlike in nature or quality or form or degree
    • took different approaches to the problem
    • came to a different conclusion
    • different parts of the country
    • on different sides of the issue
    • this meeting was different from the earlier one
  • adjective satellite distinctly separate from the first
    • that's another (or different) issue altogether

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analytical_cubism

  • noun the early phase of cubism

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amedeo_modigliano

  • noun Italian painter and sculptor (1884-1920)
    Modigliani.

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abstract_artist

  • noun a painter of abstract pictures
    abstractionist.

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modigliani

  • noun Italian painter and sculptor (1884-1920)
    Amedeo Modigliano.

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cross

  • noun a wooden structure consisting of an upright post with a transverse piece
  • noun a marking that consists of lines that cross each other
    crisscross; mark.

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miro

  • noun New Zealand conifer used for lumber; the dark wood is used for interior carpentry
    Podocarpus ferruginea; black pine; Prumnopitys ferruginea.
  • noun Spanish surrealist painter (1893-1983)
    Joan Miro.

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vasarely

  • noun French painter (born in Hungary) who was a pioneer of op art (1908-1997)
    Viktor Vasarely.

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composition

  • noun the spatial property resulting from the arrangement of parts in relation to each other and to the whole
    composing.
    • harmonious composition is essential in a serious work of art
  • noun the way in which someone or something is composed
    physical composition; make-up; makeup; constitution.

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gilbert_stuart

  • noun United States painter best known for his portraits of George Washington (1755-1828)
    Gilbert Charles Stuart; Stuart.

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oil

  • noun a slippery or viscous liquid or liquefiable substance not miscible with water
  • noun oil paint containing pigment that is used by an artist
    oil color; oil colour.

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imagism

  • noun a movement by American and English poets early in the 20th century in reaction to Victorian sentimentality; used common speech in free verse with clear concrete imagery

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optic

  • noun the organ of sight
    eye; oculus.
  • adjective of or relating to or resembling the eye
    ocular; optical; opthalmic.
    • ocular muscles
    • an ocular organ
    • ocular diseases
    • the optic (or optical) axis of the eye
    • an ocular spot is a pigmented organ or part believed to be sensitive to light

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stripy

  • adjective satellite marked or decorated with stripes
    striped.

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dark-spotted

  • adjective satellite having dark spots

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magic_realism

  • noun a literary or artistic genre in which realistic narrative or meticulously realistic painting are combined with surreal elements of fantasy or dreams

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andrea_mantegna

  • noun Italian painter and engraver noted for his frescoes (1431-1506)
    Mantegna.

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stripe

  • noun an adornment consisting of a strip of a contrasting color or material
    band; banding.
  • noun a piece of braid, usually on the sleeve, indicating military rank or length of service

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landscapist

  • noun someone who paints landscapes
  • noun someone who arranges features of the landscape or garden attractively
    landscape gardener; landscape architect; landscaper.

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expressionist

  • noun an artist who is an adherent of expressionism
  • adjective of or relating to expressionism
    expressionistic.
    • expressionist art

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asnieres

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white-blotched

  • adjective satellite having blotches of white

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dada

  • noun an informal term for a father; probably derived from baby talk
    dad; papa; pop; pappa; pa; daddy.
  • noun a nihilistic art movement (especially in painting) that flourished in Europe early in the 20th century; based on irrationality and negation of the accepted laws of beauty
    dadaism.

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millet

  • noun any of various small-grained annual cereal and forage grasses of the genera Panicum, Echinochloa, Setaria, Sorghum, and Eleusine
  • noun French painter of rural scenes (1814-1875)
    Jean Francois Millet.

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max_ernst

  • noun painter (born in Germany, resident of France and the United States) who was a cofounder of dadaism; developed the technique of collage (1891-1976)
    Ernst.

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mottle

  • noun an irregular arrangement of patches of color
    • it was not dull grey as distance had suggested, but a mottle of khaki and black and olive-green
  • verb mark with spots or blotches of different color or shades of color as if stained
    streak; blotch.

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san

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secession

  • noun an Austrian school of art and architecture parallel to the French art nouveau in the 1890s
    sezession.
  • noun the withdrawal of eleven southern states from the Union in 1860 which precipitated the American Civil War

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musical

  • noun a play or film whose action and dialogue is interspersed with singing and dancing
    musical comedy; musical theater.
  • adjective characterized by or capable of producing music
    • a musical evening
    • musical instruments

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benjamin_shahn

  • noun United States artist whose work reflected social and political themes (1898-1969)
    Shahn; Ben Shahn.

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portrayer

  • noun a painter or drawer of portraits
    portraitist; limner; portrait painter.

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frank_philip_stella

  • noun United States minimalist painter (born in 1936)
    Stella; Frank Stella.

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sargent

  • noun United States painter (born in Italy) known for his society portraits (1856-1925)
    John Singer Sargent.

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pinstripe

  • noun a suit made from a fabric with very thin stripes
  • noun a fabric with very thin stripes

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symbolism

  • noun a system of symbols and symbolic representations
  • noun the practice of investing things with symbolic meaning
    symbolization; symbolisation.

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reginald_marsh

  • noun United States painter (1898-1954)
    Marsh.

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edouard_manet

  • noun French painter whose work influenced the impressionists (1832-1883)
    Manet.

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dufy

  • noun French painter noted for brightly colored scenes (1877-1953)
    Raoul Dufy.

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hudson_river_school

  • noun the first coherent school of American art; active from 1825 to 1870; painted wilderness landscapes of the Hudson River valley and surrounding New England
    romantic realism.

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tobey

  • noun United States abstract painter influenced by oriental calligraphy (1890-1976)
    Mark Tobey.

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goya_y_lucientes

  • noun Spanish painter well known for his portraits and for his satires (1746-1828)
    Goya; Francisco Jose de Goya y Lucientes; Francisco de Goya; Francisco Jose de Goya; Francisco Goya.

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lake

  • noun a body of (usually fresh) water surrounded by land
  • noun a purplish red pigment prepared from lac or cochineal

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exhibition

  • noun the act of exhibiting
    • a remarkable exhibition of musicianship
  • noun a collection of things (goods or works of art etc.) for public display
    expo; exposition.

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striation

  • noun any of a number of tiny parallel grooves such as: the scratches left by a glacier on rocks or the streaks or ridges in muscle tissue
    stria.
  • noun a stripe or stripes of contrasting color
    band; banding; stria.
    • chromosomes exhibit characteristic bands
    • the black and yellow banding of bees and wasps

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self-taught_art

  • noun a genre of art and outdoor constructions made by untrained artists who do not recognize themselves as artists
    naive art; primitive art; outsider art; vernacular art.

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yellow-striped

  • adjective satellite having yellow stripes

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symbolist

  • noun a member of an artistic movement that expressed ideas indirectly via symbols
  • noun someone skilled in the interpretation or representation of symbols
    symboliser; symbolizer.

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pointillist

  • noun a painter who uses the technique of pointillism
  • adjective satellite of or relating to pointillism
    pointillistic.

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eugene_delacroix

  • noun French romantic painter (1798-1863)
    Ferdinand Victor Eugene Delacroix; Delacroix.

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dark

  • noun absence of light or illumination
    darkness.
  • noun absence of moral or spiritual values
    iniquity; darkness; wickedness.
    • the powers of darkness

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avant-garde

  • noun any creative group active in the innovation and application of new concepts and techniques in a given field (especially in the arts)
    vanguard; van; new wave.
  • adjective satellite radically new or original
    daring.
    • an avant-garde theater piece

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roy_lichtenstein

  • noun United States painter who was a leading exponent of pop art (1923-1997)
    Lichtenstein.

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background

  • noun a person's social heritage: previous experience or training
    • he is a lawyer with a sports background
  • noun the part of a scene (or picture) that lies behind objects in the foreground
    ground.
    • he posed her against a background of rolling hills

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press

  • noun the state of demanding notice or attention
    pressure; insistency; imperativeness; insistence.
    • the insistence of their hunger
    • the press of business matters
  • noun the print media responsible for gathering and publishing news in the form of newspapers or magazines
    public press.

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pointillism

  • noun a school of painters who used a technique of painting with tiny dots of pure colors that would blend in the viewer's eye; developed by Georges Seurat and his followers late in 19th century France
  • noun a genre of painting characterized by the application of paint in dots and small strokes; developed by Georges Seurat and his followers in late 19th century France

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mod

  • noun a British teenager or young adult in the 1960s; noted for their clothes consciousness and opposition to the rockers
  • adjective satellite relating to a recently developed fashion or style;
    modern; modernistic.
    • their offices are in a modern skyscraper
    • tables in modernistic designs

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rysselberghe

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moire

  • noun silk fabric with a wavy surface pattern
    watered-silk.
  • adjective satellite (of silk fabric) having a wavelike pattern
    watered.

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david_alfaro_siqueiros

  • noun Mexican painter of murals depicting protest and revolution (1896-1974)
    David Siqueiros; Siqueiros.

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lowry

  • noun English painter (1887-1976)
    Laurence Stephen Lowry; L. S. Lowry.
  • noun English novelist (1909-1957)
    Malcolm Lowry; Clarence Malcolm Lowry.

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old_master

  • noun a great European painter prior to 19th century

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specific

  • noun a fact about some part (as opposed to general)
    particular.
    • he always reasons from the particular to the general
  • noun a medicine that has a mitigating effect on a specific disease
    • quinine is a specific for malaria

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malevich

  • noun Russian abstract painter (1878-1935)
    Kazimir Severinovich Malevich; Kazimir Malevich.

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variant

  • noun an event that departs from expectations
    variance; discrepancy.
  • noun (biology) a group of organisms within a species that differ in trivial ways from similar groups
    strain; var.; form.
    • a new strain of microorganisms

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vincent_van_gogh

  • noun Dutch Post-impressionist painter noted for his use of color (1853-1890)
    van Gogh; Gogh.

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old

  • noun past times (especially in the phrase `in days of old')
  • adjective (used especially of persons) having lived for a relatively long time or attained a specific age
    • his mother is very old
    • a ripe old age
    • how old are you?

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school

  • noun an educational institution
    • the school was founded in 1900
  • noun a building where young people receive education
    schoolhouse.
    • the school was built in 1932
    • he walked to school every morning

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sequence

  • noun serial arrangement in which things follow in logical order or a recurrent pattern
    • the sequence of names was alphabetical
    • he invented a technique to determine the sequence of base pairs in DNA
  • noun a following of one thing after another in time
    chronological succession; succession; chronological sequence; successiveness.
    • the doctor saw a sequence of patients

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west

  • noun the countries of (originally) Europe and (now including) North America and South America
    Occident.
  • noun the cardinal compass point that is a 270 degrees
    due west; W; westward.

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delacroix

  • noun French romantic painter (1798-1863)
    Eugene Delacroix; Ferdinand Victor Eugene Delacroix.

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pierre

  • noun capital of the state of South Dakota; located in central South Dakota on the Missouri river
    capital of South Dakota.

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library

  • noun a room where books are kept
    • they had brandy in the library
  • noun a collection of literary documents or records kept for reference or borrowing

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georgia_okeeffe

  • noun United States painter (1887-1986)
    O'Keeffe.

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mark_tobey

  • noun United States abstract painter influenced by oriental calligraphy (1890-1976)
    Tobey.

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motherwell

  • noun United States abstract expressionist painter (1915-1991)
    Robert Motherwell.

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klimt

  • noun Austrian painter influenced by art nouveau (1862-1918)
    Gustav Klimt.

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folk_art

  • noun genre of art of unknown origin that reflects traditional values of a society

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duncan_grant

  • noun Scottish painter; cousin of Lytton Strachey and member of the Bloomsbury Group (1885-1978)
    Duncan James Corrow Grant; Grant.

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purple

  • noun a purple color or pigment
    purpleness.
  • noun of imperial status
    • he was born to the purple

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noon

  • noun the middle of the day
    high noon; twelve noon; noontide; midday; noonday.

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robert_motherwell

  • noun United States abstract expressionist painter (1915-1991)
    Motherwell.

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weber

  • noun a unit of magnetic flux equal to 100,000,000 maxwells
    Wb.
  • noun German physicist and brother of E. H. Weber; noted for his studies of terrestrial magnetism (1804-1891)
    Wilhelm Eduard Weber.

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gogh

  • noun Dutch Post-impressionist painter noted for his use of color (1853-1890)
    van Gogh; Vincent van Gogh.

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pointillistic

  • adjective satellite of or relating to pointillism
    pointillist.

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seclusion

  • noun the quality of being secluded from the presence or view of others
    privateness; privacy.
  • noun the act of secluding yourself from others

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pablo_picasso

  • noun prolific and influential Spanish artist who lived in France (1881-1973)
    Picasso.

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minimal

  • adjective the least possible
    minimum.
    • needed to enforce minimal standards
    • her grades were minimal
    • minimum wage
    • a minimal charge for the service

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poet

  • noun a writer of poems (the term is usually reserved for writers of good poetry)

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giorgio_vasari

  • noun Italian painter and art historian (1511-1574)
    Vasari.

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seine

  • noun a large fishnet that hangs vertically, with floats at the top and weights at the bottom
  • noun a French river that flows through the heart of Paris and then northward into the English Channel
    Seine River.

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notable

  • noun a celebrity who is an inspiration to others
    luminary; guiding light; leading light; notability.
    • he was host to a large gathering of luminaries
  • adjective satellite worthy of notice
    noteworthy.
    • a noteworthy advance in cancer research

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david

  • noun patron saint of Wales (circa 520-600)
    Saint David; St. David.
  • noun French neoclassical painter who actively supported the French Revolution (1748-1825)
    Jacques Louis David.

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davis

  • noun English navigator who explored the Arctic while searching for the Northwest Passage (1550-1605)
    Davys; John Davys; John Davis.
  • noun United States painter who developed an American version of cubism (1894-1964)
    Stuart Davis.

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additive

  • noun something added to enhance food or gasoline or paint or medicine
  • adjective designating or involving an equation whose terms are of the first degree
    linear.

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television

  • noun broadcasting visual images of stationary or moving objects
    telecasting; TV; video.
    • she is a star of screen and video
    • Television is a medium because it is neither rare nor well done" - Ernie Kovacs
  • noun a telecommunication system that transmits images of objects (stationary or moving) between distant points
    television system.

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goya

  • noun Spanish painter well known for his portraits and for his satires (1746-1828)
    Goya y Lucientes; Francisco Jose de Goya y Lucientes; Francisco de Goya; Francisco Jose de Goya; Francisco Goya.

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anything

Any object, act, state, event, or fact whatever; thing of any kind; something or other; aught; as, I would not do it for anything.
Did you ever know of anything so unlucky? A. Trollope.
They do not know that anything is amiss with them. W. G. Sumner.

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island

  • noun a land mass (smaller than a continent) that is surrounded by water
  • noun a zone or area resembling an island

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ribbed

  • adjective furnished or strengthened with ribs
  • verb form vertical ribs by knitting
    rib.
    • A ribbed sweater

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toorop

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futurism

  • noun an artistic movement in Italy around 1910 that tried to express the energy and values of the machine age
  • noun the position that the meaning of life should be sought in the future

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hokusai

  • noun Japanese painter whose work influenced the impressionists (1760-1849)
    Katsushika Hokusai.

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range

  • noun an area in which something acts or operates or has power or control: "the range of a supersonic jet"
    ambit; reach; orbit; compass; scope.
    • a piano has a greater range than the human voice
    • the ambit of municipal legislation
    • within the compass of this article
    • within the scope of an investigation
    • outside the reach of the law
    • in the political orbit of a world power
  • noun the limits within which something can be effective
    reach.
    • range of motion
    • he was beyond the reach of their fire

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purple-veined

  • adjective satellite (of flowers) showing purple markings that resemble veins

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futurist

  • noun a theologian who believes that the Scripture prophecies of the Apocalypse (the Book of Revelation) will be fulfilled in the future
  • noun someone who predicts the future
    fantast.

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afternoon

  • noun the part of the day between noon and evening
    • he spent a quiet afternoon in the park
  • noun a conventional expression of greeting or farewell
    good afternoon.

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mixed

  • adjective satellite consisting of a haphazard assortment of different kinds
    motley; sundry; miscellaneous; assorted.
    • an arrangement of assorted spring flowers
    • assorted sizes
    • miscellaneous accessories
    • a mixed program of baroque and contemporary music
    • a motley crew
    • sundry sciences commonly known as social"- I.A.Richards
  • verb mix together different elements
    mix; conflate; immix; coalesce; commingle; flux; fuse; combine; merge; blend; meld.
    • The colors blend well

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fauvist

  • noun a member of a group of French painters who followed fauvism
    Fauve.

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open

  • noun a clear or unobstructed space or expanse of land or water
    clear.
    • finally broke out of the forest into the open
  • noun where the air is unconfined
    out-of-doors; open air; outdoors.
    • he wanted to get outdoors a little
    • the concert was held in the open air
    • camping in the open

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fernand_leger

  • noun French painter who was an early cubist (1881-1955)
    Leger.

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chirico

  • noun Italian painter (born in Greece) whose deep shadows and barren landscapes strongly influenced the surrealists (1888-1978)
    Giorgio de Chirico.

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stria

  • noun any of a number of tiny parallel grooves such as: the scratches left by a glacier on rocks or the streaks or ridges in muscle tissue
    striation.
  • noun a stripe or stripes of contrasting color
    striation; band; banding.
    • chromosomes exhibit characteristic bands
    • the black and yellow banding of bees and wasps

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dubois

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pardigon

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pollock

  • noun United States artist famous for painting with a drip technique; a leader of abstract expressionism in America (1912-1956)
    Jackson Pollock.
  • noun lean white flesh of North Atlantic fish; similar to codfish
    pollack.

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coastal

  • adjective of or relating to a coast
    • coastal erosion
  • adjective located on or near or bordering on a coast
    • coastal marshes
    • coastal waters
    • the Atlantic coastal plain

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le_douanier_rousseau

  • noun French primitive painter (1844-1910)
    Henri Rousseau; Rousseau.

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suprematism

  • noun a geometric abstractionist movement originated by Kazimir Malevich in Russia that influenced constructivism

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van

  • noun any creative group active in the innovation and application of new concepts and techniques in a given field (especially in the arts)
    vanguard; avant-garde; new wave.
  • noun the leading units moving at the head of an army
    vanguard.

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lawrence

  • noun Roman martyr; supposedly Lawrence was ordered by the police to give up the church's treasure and when he responded by presenting the poor people of Rome he was roasted to death on a gridiron (died in 258)
    St. Lawrence; Saint Lawrence; Laurentius.
  • noun Welsh soldier who from 1916 to 1918 organized the Arab revolt against the Turks; he later wrote an account of his adventures (1888-1935)
    Thomas Edward Lawrence; T. E. Lawrence; Lawrence of Arabia.

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museum

  • noun a depository for collecting and displaying objects having scientific or historical or artistic value

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reynolds

  • noun English portrait painter and first president of the Royal Academy (1723-1792)
    Sir Joshua Reynolds.

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gainsborough

  • noun English portrait and landscape painter (1727-1788)
    Thomas Gainsborough.

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winslow_homer

  • noun United States painter best known for his seascapes (1836-1910)
    Homer.

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parrish

  • noun United States painter (1870-1966)
    Maxfield Parrish; Maxfield Frederick Parrish.

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andy

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rockwell_kent

  • noun United States painter noted for his woodcuts (1882-1971)
    Kent.

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rhythmic

  • adjective recurring with measured regularity
    rhythmical.
    • the rhythmic chiming of church bells"- John Galsworthy
    • rhythmical prose

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patterned

  • adjective having patterns (especially colorful patterns)
  • verb plan or create according to a model or models
    pattern; model.

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soutine

  • noun French expressionist painter (born in Lithuania) (1893-1943)
    Chaim Soutine.

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edvard_munch

  • noun Norwegian painter (1863-1944)
    Munch.

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postmodernism

  • noun genre of art and literature and especially architecture in reaction against principles and practices of established modernism

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maurice_utrillo

  • noun French painter noted for his paintings of Parisian street scenes (1883-1955)
    Utrillo.

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art_nouveau

  • noun a French school of art and architecture popular in the 1890s; characterized by stylized natural forms and sinuous outlines of such objects as leaves and vines and flowers

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francisco_jose_de_goya

  • noun Spanish painter well known for his portraits and for his satires (1746-1828)
    Goya; Goya y Lucientes; Francisco Jose de Goya y Lucientes; Francisco de Goya; Francisco Goya.

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picasso

  • noun prolific and influential Spanish artist who lived in France (1881-1973)
    Pablo Picasso.

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pillet

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landscape_painting

  • noun a genre of art dealing with the depiction of natural scenery
    landscape.

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romantic

  • noun a soulful or amorous idealist
  • noun an artist of the Romantic Movement or someone influenced by Romanticism
    romanticist.

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bell

  • noun a hollow device made of metal that makes a ringing sound when struck
  • noun a push button at an outer door that gives a ringing or buzzing signal when pushed
    buzzer; doorbell.

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la

  • noun a white soft metallic element that tarnishes readily; occurs in rare earth minerals and is usually classified as a rare earth
    atomic number 57; lanthanum.
  • noun a state in southern United States on the Gulf of Mexico; one of the Confederate states during the American Civil War
    Louisiana; Pelican State.

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jean_francois_millet

  • noun French painter of rural scenes (1814-1875)
    Millet.

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gauguin

  • noun French Post-impressionist painter who worked in the South Pacific (1848-1903)
    Paul Gauguin.

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art_deco

  • noun a style of design that was popular in the 1920s and 1930s; marked by stylized forms and geometric designs adapted to mass production
    deco.

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veinlike

  • adjective satellite having or showing markings that resemble veins
    venose; veined.

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similar

  • adjective marked by correspondence or resemblance
    • similar food at similar prices
    • problems similar to mine
    • they wore similar coats
  • adjective having the same or similar characteristics
    alike; like.
    • all politicians are alike
    • they looked utterly alike
    • friends are generally alike in background and taste

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scenic_artist

  • noun an artist specializing in scenic subjects
    scene painter.

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flecked

  • adjective satellite having a pattern of dots
    specked; stippled; dotted; speckled.
  • verb make a spot or mark onto
    fleck; blot; spot; blob.
    • The wine spotted the tablecloth

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tessellated

  • adjective satellite having a checkered or mottled appearance
  • verb fit together exactly, of identical shapes
    tessellate.
    • triangles tessellate

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black-marked

  • adjective satellite having black marks

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maroon

  • noun a person who is stranded (as on an island)
    • when the tide came in I was a maroon out there
  • noun a dark purplish-red to dark brownish-red color

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abstract_art

  • noun an abstract genre of art; artistic content depends on internal form rather than pictorial representation
    abstractionism.

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splotch

  • noun an irregularly shaped spot
    splodge; blotch.
  • verb blotch or spot

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portrait_painter

  • noun a painter or drawer of portraits
    portraitist; limner; portrayer.

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traditional

  • adjective consisting of or derived from tradition
    • traditional history
    • traditional morality
  • adjective satellite pertaining to time-honored orthodox doctrines
    • the simple security of traditional assumptions has vanished

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vuillard

  • noun French painter (1868-1940)
    Edouard Vuillard; Jean Edouard Vuillard.

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dotted

  • adjective satellite having a pattern of dots
    flecked; specked; stippled; speckled.
  • verb scatter or intersperse like dots or studs
    constellate; stud; dot.
    • Hills constellated with lights

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overschie

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john_singleton_copley

  • noun American painter who did portraits of Paul Revere and John Hancock before fleeing to England to avoid the American Revolution (1738-1815)
    John Copley; Copley.

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prism

  • noun a polyhedron with two congruent and parallel faces (the bases) and whose lateral faces are parallelograms
  • noun optical device having a triangular shape and made of glass or quartz; used to deviate a beam or invert an image
    optical prism.

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van_gogh

  • noun Dutch Post-impressionist painter noted for his use of color (1853-1890)
    Gogh; Vincent van Gogh.

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mark_rothko

  • noun United States abstract painter (born in Russia) whose paintings are characterized by horizontal bands of color with indistinct boundaries (1903-1970)
    Rothko.

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pseudonym

  • noun a fictitious name used when the person performs a particular social role
    nom de guerre; anonym.

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utrillo

  • noun French painter noted for his paintings of Parisian street scenes (1883-1955)
    Maurice Utrillo.

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sully

  • noun United States painter (born in England) of portraits and historical scenes (1783-1872)
    Thomas Sully.
  • noun French statesman (1560-1641)
    Maxmilien de Bethune; Duc de Sully.

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magritte

  • noun Belgian surrealist painter (1898-1967)
    Rene Magritte.

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john_copley

  • noun American painter who did portraits of Paul Revere and John Hancock before fleeing to England to avoid the American Revolution (1738-1815)
    John Singleton Copley; Copley.

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henri_rousseau

  • noun French primitive painter (1844-1910)
    Le Douanier Rousseau; Rousseau.

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dappled

  • adjective satellite having spots or patches of color
    mottled.
  • verb colour with streaks or blotches of different shades
    dapple; cloud; mottle.

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tan

  • noun a browning of the skin resulting from exposure to the rays of the sun
    sunburn; burn; suntan.
  • noun a light brown the color of topaz
    topaz.

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jacques_louis_david

  • noun French neoclassical painter who actively supported the French Revolution (1748-1825)
    David.

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mocking

  • adjective satellite abusing vocally; expressing contempt or ridicule
    derisive; gibelike; taunting; jeering.
    • derisive laughter
    • a jeering crowd
    • her mocking smile
    • taunting shouts of `coward' and `sissy'
  • verb treat with contempt
    bemock; mock.
    • The new constitution mocks all democratic principles

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degas

  • noun French impressionist painter (1834-1917)
    Edgar Degas; Hilaire Germain Edgar Degas.
  • verb remove gas from

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théo

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sir_joshua_reynolds

  • noun English portrait painter and first president of the Royal Academy (1723-1792)
    Reynolds.

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turner

  • noun United States slave and insurrectionist who in 1831 led a rebellion of slaves in Virginia; he was captured and executed (1800-1831)
    Nat Turner.
  • noun United States endocrinologist (1892-1970)
    Henry Hubert Turner.

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trocadero

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