Fine Arts Learning List Definer

ABSORB

  • ABSORBED
    (Adjective [after verb]/Verb)
  • ABSORBING
    (Adjective/Verb)
  • ABSORBS
    (Verb)
  • ABSORPTION
    (Noun [U])

ABSORB (Verb [T])
    to take in a liquid, gas or other substance from space around
ACID (Noun [C or U]/Adjective)
    1.) any of various usually liquid substances that can react with and sometimes dissolve
other materials
    2.) containing acid, or having similar qualities to an acid

ACRYLIC

  • ACRYLICS
    (Noun [C usually plural])

ACRYLIC (Noun [U or C ])
    1.) a type of cloth or plastice produced by chemical processes
    2.) a type of paint

ADORN

  • ADORNED
    (Verb [T])
  • ADORNING
    (Verb [T])
  • ADORNMENT
    (Noun [C or U])
  • ADORNS
    (Verb [T])

ADORN (Verb [T])
    to add something decorative to a person or thing to make something or somebady look more
attractive

AESTHETIC

  • AESTHETICALLY
    (Adverb)
  • AESTHETICIZATION
    (Noun [C or U])
  • AESTHETICIZE
    (Verb [T])
  • AESTHETICS
    (Noun [U])

AESTHETIC (Adjective)
    relating to the enjoyment or study of beauty

ALLEGORY

  • ALLEGORICAL
    (Adjective)
  • ALLEGORICALLY
    (Adverb)
  • ALLEGORIES
    (Noun [C])
  • ALLEGORIZED
    (Verb [T or I])

ALLEGORY (Noun [C or U])
    a story, play, poem, picture or other work in which the charecters and events represent
particular qualities or ideas related to morals, religion,
or politics
ALTAR (Noun [C])
    a type of table used in ceremonies in a Christian church or in other religious buildings
ALUMINIUM (Noun
[U])
    a chemical element that is a light, silver-coloured metal, used especially for making
cooking equipment and aircraft parts

ANATOMY

  • ANATOMIC
    (Adjective)
  • ANATOMICAL
    (Adjective)
  • ANATOMICALLY
    (Adverb)

ANATOMY (Noun [U])
    the scientific study of the body and how its parts are arranged

ANGULAR

  • ANGULARITY
    (Noun)

ANGULAR (Adjective)
    having or relating to one or more angles

ANIMATE

  • ANIMATED
    (Adjective)
  • ANIMATES
    (Verb [T])
  • ANIMATION
    (Noun [C or U])
  • ANIMATIONS
    (Noun [C])

ANIMATE (Adjective/Verb [T])
    to make something more lively or full of energy

ANTIQUE

  • ANTIQUARIAN
    (Adjective/noun)
  • ANTIQUARY
    (Noun [C])
  • ANTIQUES
    (Noun [C])
  • ANTIQUITIES
    (Noun [C or U])
  • ANTIQUITY
    (Noun [C or U])

ANTIQUE (Noun [C])
    something made in an earlier period that is collected and considered to have value because
it is beautiful, rare, old, or of high quality

ARCHAIC

  • ARCHAICALLY
    (Adverb)
  • ARCHAISING
    (Verb [T])
  • ARCHAISM
    (Noun [C])

ARCHAIC (Adjective)
    of or belonging to an ancient period in history

ARCHITECT

  • ARCHITECTS
    (Noun [C])
  • ARCHITECTURAL
    (Adjective)
  • ARCHITECTURE
    (Noun [U])

ARCHITECT (Noun [C])
    a person whose job is to design new buildings and make certain that they are built
correctly

ASSIMILATE

  • ASSIMILATED
    (Verb [I or T])
  • ASSIMILATING
    (Verb [I or T])
  • ASSIMILATION
    (Noun [C or U])
  • ASSIMILATIONS
    (Noun [C or U])

ASSIMILATE (Verb [I or T])
    1.) to understand and remember new information and make it part of your basic knowledge so
that you can use it as your own
    2.) to absorb food into the tissue of a living organism

BALUSTER

  • BALUSTERS
    (Noun)
  • BALUSTRADE
    (Noun)
  • BALUSTRADES
    (Noun)
  • BALUSTRADING
    (Noun)

BALUSTER (Noun)
    any of the short pots that form a balustrade

BLEND

  • BLENDED
    (Adjective)
  • BLENDING
    (Verb [I or T])
  • BLENDS
    (Noun [C]/Verb [I or T])

BLEND (Noun [C]/Verb [I or T])
    a mixture of different things or styles

BLUR

  • BLURRED
    (Adjective)
  • BLURRING
    (Verb [I or T])
  • BLURRY
    (Adjective)

BLUR (Noun [S]/Verb [I or T])
    1.) something that you cannot see clearly
    2.) to (make something or someone) become difficult to see clearly

BRACKET

  • BRACKETS
    (Noun [plural])

BRACKET (Noun [C usually plural])
    a piece of metal,
wood, or plastic, usually L-shaped, that is fastened to a wall and used to support something such a shelf

BRILLIANCE

  • BRILLIANT
    (Adjective)
  • BRILLIANTLY
    (Adverb)

BRILLIANCE (Noun [U])
    1.) great skill or intelligence
    2.) great brightness of light or colour

BRISTLE

  • BRISTLED
    (Verb [T])
  • BRISTLES
    (Noun [C]/Verb [T])

BRISTLE (Noun [C])
    one of short stiff hairs or wires in a brush

BRONZE

  • BRONZED
    (Adjective)
  • BRONZES
    (Noun [C or U])

BRONZE (Noun [C or U]/Adjective)
    1.) a brown metal made of copper and tin
    2.) being dark orange-brown in colour, like the metal bronze

BRUSHSTROKE

  • BRUSHMARKS
    (Noun [plural])
  • BRUSHSTROKES
    (Noun [plural])
  • BRUSHWORK
    (Noun [U])

BRUSHSTROKE (Noun [C usually plural])
    the way in which something, especially paint, is put on to a surface with a brush

BUST

  • BUSTS
    (Noun [C])

BUST (Noun [C])
    a stone or metal model of a person’s head, shoulders and chest

BUTTRESS

  • BUTTRESSED
    (Verb [T])
  • BUTTRESSES
    (Noun [C])

BUTTRESS (Noun [C]/Verb [T])
    1.) a structure made of stone or brick that sticks out from and supports a wall of a
building
    2.) to build buttresses to support a building or structure

CALLIGRAPHY

  • CALLIGRAPHED
    (Verb [I or T])
  • CALLIGRAPHER
    (Noun [C])
  • CALLIGRAPHERS
    (Noun [C])
  • CALLIGRAPHIC
    (Adjective)
  • CALLIGRAPHIES
    (Noun [C])

CALLIGRAPHY (Noun [C or U])
    the art of producing beautiful writing, often created with a special pen or brush

CANOPY

  • CANOPIED
    (Verb [T])
  • CANOPIES
    (Noun [plural])

CANOPY (Noun [C])
    a cover fixed over a seat or bed, etc.
for shelter or decoration

CANVAS

  • CANVASES
    (Noun [C or U])

CANVAS (Noun [C or U])
    strong, rough cloth used for making tents, sails, bags, strong clothes, etc. and by artists
for painting on

CAPTIVATE

  • CAPTIVATED
    (Verb [T])

CAPTIVATE (Verb [T])
    to hold the attention of someone by being extremely interesting, exciting, pleasant, or
attractive
CARDBOARD (Noun
[U]/Adjective)
    material like very thick stiff paper, usually pale brown in colour, used especially for
making boxes

CARICATURE

  • CARICATURAL
    (Adjective)
  • CARICATURED
    (Verb [T])
  • CARICATURES
    (Noun [plural])

CARICATURE (Noun [C or U]/Verb [T])
    1.) the art of making a drawing or writing or spoken description of someone that usually
makes them look silly by making part of their appearance of character more noticeable than it really is
    2.) to create a caricature

CARVE

  • CARVED
    (Verb [I or T])
  • CARVER
    (Noun [C])
  • CARVERS
    (Noun [C])
  • CARVES
    (Verb [I or T])
  • CARVING
    (Noun [C or U])
  • CARVINGS
    (Noun [C or U])

CARVE (Verb [I or T])
    to make something by cutting into especially wood or stone, or to cut into the surface of
stone, wood, etc.

CARYATID

  • CARYATIDS
    (Noun [C])

CARYATID (Noun [C])
    a statue of a female figure used as a supporting pillar in a building

CERAMIC

  • CERAMICS
    (Noun [plural])

CERAMIC (Noun [C or U])
    the art of making objects by shaping pieces of clay and then baking them until they are
hard

CHAPEL

  • CHAPELS
    (Noun [plural])

CHAPEL (Noun [C])
    a room that is part of a larger building and is used for Christian worship
CHIAROSCURO (Noun [C or U]/Verb [T])
    the use of areas of light and darkness in paingting

CLOAK

  • CLOAKED
    (Verb [T])
  • CLOAKING
    (Verb [T])
  • CLOAKS
    (Noun [plural])

CLOAK (Noun [C])
    1.) a loose outer piece of clothing without sleeves, that fastens at the neck, and is worn
instead of a coat
    2.) something that hides, covers, or keeps something else secret
    3.) to cover or hide something

COLLABORATE

  • COLLABORATED
    (Verb [I])
  • COLLABORATION
    (Noun [C or U])
  • COLLABORATIONS
    (Noun [C])
  • COLLABORATIVE
    (Adjective [before noun])
  • COLLABORATOR
    (Noun [C])

COLLABORATE (Verb [I])
    1.) to work with someone else for a special purpose

COLLAGE

  • COLLAGED
    (Verb [I or T])
  • COLLAGES
    (Noun [C or U])

COLLAGE (Noun [C or U])
    the art of making a picture in which various materials or objects, for example paper,
cloth, or photographs, are stuck onto a larger surface

COMMEMORATE

  • COMMEMORATED
    (Verb [T])
  • COMMEMORATES
    (Verb [T])
  • COMMEMORATING
    (Verb [T])
  • COMMEMORATION
    (Noun [C or U])
  • COMMEMORATIVE
    (Adjective)

COMMEMORATE (Verb [T])
    to remind people of an important person or event from the past with a special action or
abject, especially by a public ceremony or by making a stutue or special building

COMPEL

  • COMPELLING
    (Adjective/Verb [T])
  • COMPELS
    (Verb [T])

COMPEL (Verb [T])
    to force someone to do something

CONSERVE

  • CONSERVATION
    (Noun [U])
  • CONSERVATIVE
    (Adjective)
  • CONSERVATIVELY
    (Adverb)
  • CONSERVATORIES
    (Noun [C])
  • CONSERVATORY
    (Noun [C])
  • CONSERVED
    (Verb [T])

CONSERVE (Verb [T])
    to keep and protect something from damage, change, or waste

CONTOUR

  • CONTOURED
    (Verb [I or T])
  • CONTOURS
    (Noun [C])

CONTOUR (Noun [C])
    the shape formed by its outer edge;
the outline of its shape or form

CONVEY

  • CONVEYED
    (Verb [T])
  • CONVEYING
    (Verb [T])
  • CONVEYS
    (Verb [T])

CONVEY (Verb [T])
    1.) to express a thought, feeling, or idea so that it is understood by other people
    2.) to take or carry someone or something to a particular place

CORNICE

  • CORNICED
    (Verb [T])
  • CORNICES
    (Noun [C]/Verb [T])

CORNICE (Noun [C])
    a decorative border found where the ceiling meets the walls in some rooms and also along
the top of some walls and buildings

COSTUME

  • COSTUMERS
    (Noun [C])
  • COSTUMES
    (Noun [C or U]/Verb [T])

COSTUME (Noun [C or U])
    the set of clothes worn by people from a particular country or period of history, or
suitable for a particular activity

CRAYON

  • CRAYONS
    (Noun [C])

CRAYON (Noun [C])
    a small stick of coloured wax used for drawing or writing

DECORATE

  • DECORATED
    (Verb [T])
  • DECORATING
    (Verb [T])
  • DECORATION
    (Noun [C or U])
  • DECORATIONS
    (Noun [C])
  • DECORATIVE
    (Adjective)
  • DECORATIVELY
    (Adverb)
  • DECORATOR
    (Noun [C])
  • DECORATORS
    (Noun [C])

DECORATE (Verb [T])
    to add something to an object or place, especially in order to make it more attractive

DELIBERATE

  • DELIBERATED
    (Verb [I or T])
  • DELIBERATELY
    (Adverb)
  • DELIBERATION
    (Noun [C or U])
  • DELIBERATIONS
    (Noun [C])

DELIBERATE (Adjective/Verb [I or T])
    to think or talk seriously and carefully about something

DEMOLISH

  • DEMOLISHED
    (Verb [T])
  • DEMOLISHING
    (Verb [T])

DEMOLISH (Verb [T])
    to completely destroy a building,
especially in order to use the land for something else

DEPICT

  • DEPICTED
    (Verb [T])
  • DEPICTING
    (Verb [T])
  • DEPICTION
    (Noun [C or U])
  • DEPICTIONS
    (Noun [C])
  • DEPICTS
    (Verb [T])

DEPICT (Verb [T])
    to represent or show something in a picture or story

DIAGONAL

  • DIAGONALLY
    (Adverb)
  • DIAGONALS
    (Noun [C])

DIAGONAL (Noun [C]/Adjective)
    a straight line that joins two opposite corners of a four-sided flat shape, such as a
square

DIAMETER

  • DIAMETERS
    (Noun [C or U])

DIAMETER (Noun [C or U])
    a straight line that reaches from one point on the edge of a round shape or object, through
its centre, to a point on the opposite edge

DIFFUSE

  • DIFFUSED
    (Verb [I or T])
  • DIFFUSER
    (Noun [C])
  • DIFFUSES
    (Verb [I or T])
  • DIFFUSION
    (Noun)

DIFFUSE (Verb [I or T]/Adjective)
    1.) to spread in many directions
    2.) spread out and not directed in one place
    3.) not clear or easy to understand

DISCIPLE

  • DISCIPLES
    (Noun [C])

DISCIPLE (Noun [C])
    a person who believes in the ideas and principles of someone famous and tries to live the
way they do or did

DIVINE

  • DIVINELY
    (Adverb)
  • DIVINITY
    (Noun [U])

DIVINE (Adjective/Verb [I or T])
    1.) connected with a god, or like a god
    2.) extremely good, pleasant, or enjoyable
    3.) to guess something

DOME

  • DOMED
    (Adjective)

DOME (Noun [C])
    a rounded roof on a building or a room,
or a building

DRAPE

  • DRAPED
    (Verb [T])
  • DRAPER
    (Noun [C])
  • DRAPERIES
    (Noun [C])
  • DRAPERS
    (Noun [C or U])
  • DRAPERY
    (Noun [U])
  • DRAPES
    (Verb [T]/Noun [C or U])

DRAPE (Verb [T]/Noun [C or U])
    1.) to put something such as cloth or piece of clothing loosely over something
    2.) the way in which cloth folds or hangs as it covers something

DRYPOINT

  • DRYPOINTS
    ()

DRYPOINT (Noun)
    1.) a technique of intaglio engraving in which a hard steel needle is used to incise lines
in a metal, usually copper plate, with the rough burr at the sides of the incised lines often retained to produce a
velvety black tone in the print
    2.) an engraving or print made using this technique

EASEL

  • EASELS
    (Noun [C])

EASEL (Noun [C])
    a wooden frame, usually with legs, that holds a picture, especially one that an artist is
painting or drawing

ECHO

  • ECHOED
    (Verb [I or T])
  • ECHOES
    (Noun [plural])
  • ECHOING
    (Verb [I or T])

ECHO (Noun [C]/Verb [I or T])
    1.) a sound that is heard after it has been relfected off a surface such as a wall or a
cliff
    2.) a detail that is similar to and makes you remember something else
    3.) to repeat details that are similar to, and make you think of, something else

EFFIGY

  • EFFIGIES
    (Noun [C])

EFFIGY (Noun [C])
    a model or other object that represents someone, especially one of a hated person that is
hanged or burned in a public place

ELABORATE

  • ELABORATED
    (Verb [I])
  • ELABORATELY
    (Adverb)
  • ELABORATES
    (Verb [I])
  • ELABORATING
    (Verb [I])
  • ELABORATION
    (Noun)

ELABORATE (Adjective/Verb [I])
    very complicated and detailed; carefully prepared and organized
    to add more information to or explain something in a more detailed way

ELEGANCE

  • ELEGANT
    (Adjective)
  • ELEGANTLY
    (Adverb)

ELEGANCE (Noun)
    graceful and attractive in appearance or behaviour

ELEVATE

  • ELEVATED
    (Adjective)
  • ELEVATION
    (Noun [C])
  • ELEVATIONS
    (Noun [C])
  • ELEVATOR
    (Noun [C])
  • ELEVATORS
    (Noun [C])

ELEVATE (Verb [T])
    to raise something or lift something up

EMBLEM

  • EMBLEMATIC
    (Adjective)
  • EMBLEMS
    (Noun [C])

EMBLEM (Noun [C])
    a picture of an object that is used to represent a particular person, group, or idea

EMBODY

  • EMBODIED
    (Verb [T])
  • EMBODIES
    (Verb [T])
  • EMBODIMENT
    (Noun)
  • EMBODYING
    (Verb [T])

EMBODY (Verb [T])
    to represent a quality or an idea exactly

ENGRAVE

  • ENGRAVED
    (Verb [T])
  • ENGRAVER
    (Noun [C])
  • ENGRAVERS
    (Noun [C])
  • ENGRAVING
    (Noun [U]/Verb [T])

ENGRAVE (Verb [T])
    to cut words, pictures, or patterns into the surface of metal, stone, etc.

ENTABLATURE

  • ENTABLATURES
    (Noun)

ENTABLATURE (Noun)
    the upper section of a classical building, resting on the columns and constituting the
architrave, frieze, and cornice

ENTHUSE

  • ENTHUSIASM
    (Noun [U])
  • ENTHUSIASTIC
    (Adjective)
  • ENTHUSIASTICALLY
    (Adverb)
  • ENTHUSIASTS
    (Noun [C])

ENTHUSE (Verb [I])
    to express excitement about something or great interest in it.

ENTWINE

  • ENTWINED
    (Adjective)
  • ENTWINING
    (Verb [T])

ENTWINE (Verb [T often passive])
    to twist something together or around something

ERECT

  • ERECTED
    (Verb [T])
  • ERECTING
    (Verb [T])
  • ERECTION
    (Noun [U])

ERECT (Verb [T]/Adjective)
    1.) to build a building,
wall, or other structure
    2.) to raise something to a vertical position
    3.) standing with your back and neck very straight

ETCH

  • ETCHED
    (Verb [T])
  • ETCHER
    (Noun [C])
  • ETCHERS
    (Noun [plural])
  • ETCHES
    (Verb [T])
  • ETCHING
    (Noun [U]/Verb [T])
  • ETCHINGS
    (Noun)

ETCH (Verb [T])
    to cut a pattern, picture, etc. into a smooth surface, especially on metal or glass, using
acid or sharp imstrument

EXECUTE

  • EXECUTED
    (Verb [T])
  • EXECUTING
    (Verb [T])
  • EXECUTION
    (Noun [C or U])
  • EXECUTIONER
    (Noun [C])
  • EXECUTIONERS
    (Noun [plural])
  • EXECUTIONS
    (Noun [C or U])
  • EXECUTIVE
    (Noun [C] and Adjective)

EXECUTE (Verb [T])
    to do or perform something,
especially in a planned way
EXTERIOR (Adjective/Noun [C])
    the outside part of something or someone

FABRIC

  • FABRICATION
    (Noun)
  • FABRICS
    (Noun)

FABRIC (Noun [C or U])
    cloth or material for making clothes, covering furniture, etc.

FAME

  • FAMED
    (Adjective)

FAME (Noun [U])
    the state of being know or recognized by many people because of your achievements, skills,
etc.

FANTASY

  • FANTASIES
    (Noun [C])
  • FANTASIZING
    (Verb [I or T])
  • FANTASTIC
    (Adjective)

FANTASY (Noun [C or U])
    a pleasant situation that you enjoy thinking about but is unlikely to happen, or the
activity of imagining things like this

FLANK

  • FLANKED
    (Verb [T usually passive])
  • FLANKING
    (Verb [T usually passive])

FLANK (Noun [C]/Verb [T usually passive])
    1.) the area of the body between the ribs and the hips of an animal or a person
    2.) the side of something
    3.) to be at the side of someone or something

FLORA

  • FLORAL
    (Adjective)

FLORA (Noun [U])
    all the plants of a particular place or from a particular time in history

FLUID

  • FLUIDITY
    (Noun [U])

FLUID (Noun [C or U])
    a substance that flows and is not solid

FOLIAGE

  • FOLIATE
    (Verb [T]/Adjective)
  • FOLIATED
    (Verb [T]/Adjective)
  • FOLIATION
    (Noun)

FOLIAGE (Noun [U])
    the leaves of a plant or tree, or leaves on the stems or branches on which they are growing

FOREGROUND

  • FOREGROUNDS
    (Noun)

FOREGROUND (Noun [S]/Verb [T])
    1.) the people, objects,
countryside, etc. in a picture or photograph that seem nearest to you and form its main part
    2.) to give the most importance to a particular subject, etc.

FOUNTAIN

  • FOUNTAINS
    (Noun [C])

FOUNTAIN (Noun [C])
    a stream of water that is forced up into the air through a small hole, especially for
decorative effect, or the structure in a lake of pool from which this flows

FRAGILE

  • FRAGILITY
    (Noun)
  • FRAGMENT
    (Noun [C])
  • FRAGMENTARY
    (Adjective)
  • FRAGMENTATION
    (Noun)
  • FRAGMENTED
    (Adjective)
  • FRAGMENTS
    (Noun [C])

FRAGILE (Adjective)
    easily damaged, broken, or harmed
FREESTANDING (Adjective)
    standing alone and not fixed to a wall

FRESCO

  • FRESCOED
    (Verb [T])
  • FRESCOES
    (Noun [plural])
  • FRESCOS
    (Noun [plural])

FRESCO (Noun [C or U]/Verb [T])
    a picture made by painting on wet plaster on a wall or ceiling
FRIEZE (Noun [C])
    a narrow piece of decoration along a wall, either inside a room or on the outside of a
building just under the roof
GEL (Noun [U])
    a thick, clear, liquid substance, especially one used on the hair or body

GENRE

  • GENRES
    (Noun [C])

GENRE (Noun [C]/Adjective)
    a style, especially in the arts, that involves a particular set of characteristics produced
according to a particular medel or style

GEOMETRIC

  • GEOMETRICAL
    (Adjective)
  • GEOMETRICALLY
    (Adverb)
  • GEOMETRICIZED
    (Verb)

GEOMETRIC (Adjective)
    describes a pattern or arrangement that is made up of shapes such as aquares, tiaangles, or
rectangles

GILD

  • GILDED
    (Adjective)
  • GILDING
    (Verb [T])

GILD (Verb [T])
    to cover a surface with a thin layer of gold or a substance that looks like gold

GLAZE

  • GLAZED
    (Adjective)
  • GLAZES
    (Verb [T])
  • GLAZING
    (Verb [T]/Noun [U])

GLAZE (Verb [I or T]/Noun [C])
    1.) to put a pice of glass into a window or the windows of a building
    2.) to make a surface shiny by putting a liquid substance onto it and leaving it or heating
it until it dries
    3.) a substance used to glaze something

GLOSS

  • GLOSSY
    (Adjective)

GLOSS (Noun [S or U]/Noun [C]/Verb [T])
    smooth, shiny apprearance on th surface of something, or paint or a similar substance that
produces apprearance

GLOW

  • GLOWED
    (Adjective)
  • GLOWING
    (Verb [I])
  • GLOWS
    (Verb [I])

GLOW (Verb [I]/Noun [S])
    1.) to produce a continuous light and sometimes heat
    2.) continuous light and/or heat is prodeced by something
    3.) the fact of your face feeling or appearing warm and healthy
    4.) a positive feeling
GOUACHE (Noun [C or U])
    1.) a method of painting using colours that are mixed with water and made thich with a type
of glue; paints used in this method
    2.) a picture painted using this method

GOUGE

  • GOUGED
    (Verb [T])
  • GOUGES
    (Verb [T])

GOUGE (Verb [T]/Noun [C])
    1.) to make a hole in something in a rough or violent way
    2.) a hole that has been made roughly or violently
GRANITE (Noun [U])
    a very hard, grey, pink, or black rock, used for builing

GRAPHIC

  • GRAPHICALLY
    (Adverb)
  • GRAPHICS
    (Noun [plural])
  • GRAPHISM
    (Noun)

GRAPHIC (Adjective)
    1.) related to drawing or printing
    2.) relating to, using, or consisting of a graph or graphs

GROTESQUE

  • GROTESQUELY
    (Adverb)
  • GROTESQUES
    (Noun [C])

GROTESQUE (Noun [C]/Ajective)
    1.) a painting or other artistic work with an image of a person that is ugly or unpleasnat
as its subject
    2.) strange and unpleasant, especially in a silly or slightly frightening way

GUILD

  • GUILDS
    (Noun [C])

GUILD (Noun [C])
    an organization of people who do the same job or have the same interests

HARMONY

  • HARMONIC
    (Adjective and Noun)
  • HARMONICALLY
    (Adverb)
  • HARMONIES
    (Noun [C])
  • HARMONIOUS
    (Adjective)
  • HARMONIOUSLY
    (Adverb)
  • HARMONISE
    (Verb)
  • HARMONIZED
    (Verb)
  • HARMONIZES
    (Verb)
  • HARMONIZING
    (Verb)

HARMONY (Noun [C or U])
    a pleasing combination of related things

HORIZON

  • HORIZONTAL
    (Adjective/Noun)
  • HORIZONTALITY
    (Noun)
  • HORIZONTALLY
    (Adverb)
  • HORIZONTALS
    (Noun)

HORIZON (Noun [S])
    the line at the farthest place that you can see, where the sky seems to touch the land or
sea

ICON

  • ICONIC
    (Adjective)
  • ICONOGRAPHIC
    (Adjective)
  • ICONOGRAPHICAL
    (Adjective)
  • ICONOGRAPHICALLY
    (Adverb)
  • ICONOGRAPHY
    (Noun [U])
  • ICONS
    (Noun [C])

ICON (Noun [C])
    a painting, usually on wood, of Jesus Christ, or of a person considered holy by some
Christians, especially in Russia and Greece

ILLUMINATE

  • ILLUMINATED
    (Adjective)
  • ILLUMINATES
    (Noun)
  • ILLUMINATING
    (Adjective)
  • ILLUMINATION
    (Noun [C or U])

ILLUMINATE (Verb [T]/Noun)
    to light something and make it brighter

ILLUSION

  • ILLUSIONISM
    (Noun)
  • ILLUSIONIST
    (Noun [C])
  • ILLUSIONISTIC
    (Adjective)
  • ILLUSIONISTICALLY
    (Adverb)
  • ILLUSIONS
    (Noun)
  • ILLUSORY
    (Adjective)

ILLUSION (Noun [C or U])
    an idea or belief that is not true

INAUGURAL

  • INAUGURATE
    (Verb [T])
  • INAUGURATED
    (Verb [T])
  • INAUGURATION
    (Noun)

INAUGURAL (Adjective [before noun])
    an inaugural speech is the first speech someone gives when starting an important new job

INSCRIBE

  • INSCRIBED
    (Verb [T])
  • INSCRIPTION
    (Noun [C])
  • INSCRIPTIONS
    (Noun [C])

INSCRIBE (Verb [T])
    to write words in a book or carve them on an object

INSPIRATION

  • INSPIRATIONAL
    (Adjective)

INSPIRATION (Noun [C or U])
    someone or something that gives you ideas for doing something
INTAGLIO (Noun [C]/Verb [T])
    1.) a figure, design or ornamentation carved, engraved or etched into or beneath the
surface of hard metal or stone
    2.) a seal gem, etc. ornamented with a sunken or incised design, as opposed to a design in
relief
    3.) the art or process of incised carving
    2.) the art or process of carving a desogn in the manner

INTIMATE

  • INTIMACY
    (Noun [U])
  • INTIMATELY
    (Adverb)
  • INTIMATION
    (Noun)

INTIMATE (Adjective/Noun [C]/Verb [T])
    1.) having, or being likely to cause, a very close friendship or personal or sexual
relationship
    2.) of knowledge or understanding detailed, and obtained from a lot of studying or
experience
    3.) a friend you know very well
    4.) to make clear what you think or want without saying it directly

LANDMARK

  • LANDMARKS
    (Noun [C])

LANDMARK (Noun [C])
    a building or place that is easily recognized, especially one that you can use to judge
where you are
LINEAR
(Adjective)
    1.) consisting of or to do with lines
    2.) relating to length, rather than area or volume
    3.) involving a series of events or thoughts in which one follows another one directly

LITERATE

  • LITERALLY
    (Adverb)

LITERATE (Adjective)
    1.) able to read and write
    2.) having the real or original meaning of a word or phrase

LITHO

  • LITHOGRAPH
    (Noun [C])
  • LITHOGRAPHED
    (Verb [I or T])
  • LITHOGRAPHER
    (Noun [C])
  • LITHOGRAPHERS
    (Noun [C])
  • LITHOGRAPHIC
    (Adjective)
  • LITHOGRAPHS
    (Noun [plural])
  • LITHOGRAPHY
    (Noun)

LITHO (Noun [C]/Verb [I or T])
    a picture printed by lithography

LUMINOUS

  • LUMINOSITY
    (Noun)

LUMINOUS (Adjective)
    producing or reflecting bright light (especially in the dark)

LUNETTE

  • LUNETTES
    (Noun)

LUNETTE (Noun)
    1.) an oval or circular opening to admit light in a dome
    2.) a semicircular panel containing a window, mural, or sculpture
MAGENTA (Noun [U]/Adjective)
    a reddish-purple colour, one of the main colours that are used in colour printing and
photography

MAGNIFICENCE

  • MAGNIFICENT
    (Adjective)
  • MAGNIFICENTLY
    (Adverb)

MAGNIFICENCE (Noun)
    very good, beautiful, or deserving to be admired

MANIFEST

  • MANIFESTATION
    (Noun)
  • MANIFESTATIONS
    (Noun)
  • MANIFESTED
    (Verb [T])
  • MANIFESTS
    (Noun)

MANIFEST (Verb [T]/Adjective/Noun [C])
    1.) to show something clearly, through signs or actions
    2.) easily noticed or obvious
    3.) a list of people and goods carried on a ship or plane

MARBLE

  • MARBLED
    (Adjective)
  • MARBLES
    (Noun [plural])

MARBLE (Noun [C or U])
    1.) a type of very hard rock that has a pattern of lines going through it, feels cold, and
can be polished
    2.) a small ball, usually made of coloured or transparent glass, that is used in children’s
games

MASK

  • MASKED
    (Adjective)
  • MASKING
    (Verb [T])
  • MASKS
    (Noun [C]/Verb [T])

MASK (Noun [C]/Verb [T])
    1.) a covering for all or part of the face that protects, hides, or decorates the person
wearing it
    2.) appearance of behaviour that hides the truth
    3.) to prevent something from being seen or noticed

MEDAL

  • MEDALIST
    (Noun [C])
  • MEDALLION
    (Noun [C])
  • MEDALLIONS
    (Noun [C])
  • MEDALS
    (Noun [C]/Verb [I])

MEDAL (Noun [C]/Verb [I])
    1.) a small metal disc, with words or a picture on it, given as a reward for a brave
action, for winning a competition, or to remember a special event
    2.) to win a medal in a sports competition

MERGE

  • MERGED
    (Verb [I or T])
  • MERGING
    (Verb [I or T])

MERGE (Verb [I or T])
    to combine or join together, or to cause things to do this

MINIATURE

  • MINIATURES
    (Noun [C])
  • MINIATURIST
    (Noun [C])

MINIATURE (Noun [C])
    a very small painting, usually of a person

MIST

  • MISTY
    (Adjective)

MIST (Noun [C or U])
    thin fog produced by very small drops of water collecting in the air just above an area of
ground or water

MONOCHROME

  • MONOCHROMATIC
    (Adjective)
  • MONOCHROMES
    (Noun)

MONOCHROME (Adjective/Noun)
    using only black, white,
and grey, or using only one colour

MONUMENT

  • MONUMENTAL
    (Adjective)
  • MONUMENTALITY
    (Noun)
  • MONUMENTS
    (Noun [C])

MONUMENT (Noun [C])
    a structure or building that is built to honour a special person or event

MOTIF

  • MOTIFS
    (Noun [C])

MOTIF (Noun [C])
    1.) a pattern or design
    2.) an idea that is used many times in a piece of writing or music

MOULD

  • MOULDED
    (Verb [T])
  • MOULDING
    (Noun [C or U])
  • MOULDS
    (Verb [T]/Noun [C])

MOULD (Noun [U]/Noun [C]/Noun [S]Verb [T])
    1.) a soft,
green or grey growth that develops on old food or on objects that have been left for too long in warm, wet air
    2.) a hollow container with a particular shape into which soft or liquid substances are
poured, so that when the substance becomes hard it takes the shape of the container
    3.) to make a soft substance a particular shape

NAKED

  • NAKEDNESS
    (Noun [U])

NAKED (Adjective)
    not covered by clothes

NARRATE

  • NARRATED
    (Verb [T])
  • NARRATES
    (Verb [T])
  • NARRATING
    (Verb [T])
  • NARRATION
    (Noun [U])
  • NARRATIVE
    (Noun [C or U])
  • NARRATOR
    (Noun [C])

NARRATE (Verb [T])
    to tell a story, often by reading aloud from a text, or to describe events as they happen

NEUTRAL

  • NEUTRALIZE
    (Verb [T])
  • NEUTRALIZED
    (Verb [T])
  • NEUTRALS
    (Noun [plural])

NEUTRAL (Adjective)
    not very bright or strong, such as gray or light brown

NICHE

  • NICHES
    (Noun [C])

NICHE (Noun [C])
    1.) a job or position that is very suitable for someone, especially one that they like
    2.) a hollow in a wall, especially one made to put a stutue (artstic object) in so that it
can be seen

NUDE

  • NUDES
    (Noun [C])
  • NUDITY
    (Noun [U])

NUDE (Adjective/Noun [C])
    1.) not wearing any clothes
    2.) a picture or other piece of art showing a person who is not wearing any clothes
OPAQUE
(Adjective)
    preventing light from travelling through, and therefore not transparent or translucent

ORIENTAL

  • ORIENTALIST
    (Noun [C])
  • ORIENTALLY
    (Adverb)
  • ORIENTALS
    (Noun)

ORIENTAL (Adjective/Noun)
    the countries in the east and southeast of Asia

ORNAMENT

  • ORNAMENTALLY
    (Adverb)
  • ORNAMENTATION
    (Noun [U])
  • ORNAMENTED
    (Verb)
  • ORNAMENTING
    (Verb)

ORNAMENT (Noun [C])
    an object that is beautiful rather than useful

PALETTE

  • PALETTES
    (Noun [C])

PALETTE (Noun [C])
    a thin board with curved edges and a hole for your thumb, usded by an artist to mix their
paints on while they are painting

PASTEL

  • PASTELS
    (Noun [C])

PASTEL (Noun [C or U]/Noun [C]/Adjective [bofore noun])
    1.) a soft, coloured substance, usually in the form of small stick, that is used to draw
pictures made using this
    2.) a colour that is pale and soft
    3.) having a pale soft colour

PATCH

  • PATCHED
    (Verb [T])
  • PATCHES
    (Noun [C]/Verb [T])
  • PATCHWORK
    (Noun [U])
  • PATCHY
    (Adjective)

PATCH (Noun [C]/Verb [T])
    1.) a small area that is different in some way from the area that surrounds it
    2.) a small piece of material fixed over something to cover it
    3.) a small computer program that can be added to an existing program in order to make the
existing program work as it should
    4.) to connect electronic or phone equipment to a system
    5.) to put a patch on something

PEDESTAL

  • PEDESTALS
    ()

PEDESTAL (Noun [C])
    a long, thin column that supports a statue, or a tall structure like a column on which
something rests

PEDIMENT

  • PEDIMENTAL
    (Adjective)
  • PEDIMENTED
    ()
  • PEDIMENTS
    (Noun [plural])

PEDIMENT (Noun [C])
    a triangular part at the top of the front of a building that supports the roof and is often
decorated

PETAL

  • PETALS
    (Noun [C])

PETAL (Noun [C])
    any of the usually brightly coloured parts that together form most of a flower

PICTORIAL

  • PICTORIALIZING
    ()
  • PICTORIALLY
    (Adverb)
  • PICTORIS
    ()

PICTORIAL (Adjective)
    shown in the form of a picture or photograph

PIGMENT

  • PIGMENTS
    (Noun [C])

PIGMENT (Noun [C or U])
    a substance that gives something a particular colour when it is present in it or is added
to it

PILASTER

  • PILASTERED
    (Adjective)
  • PILASTERS
    (Noun)

PILASTER (Noun)
    a flat column that sticks out from the wall of a building, used as decoration

PILLAR

  • PILLARS
    (Noun [C])

PILLAR (Noun [C])
    a strong column made of stone, metal,
or wood that supports part of a building

PLINTH

  • PLINTHS
    (Noun [C])

PLINTH (Noun [C])
    a square block, especially of stone,
on which a column or a statue stands

PORTFOLIO

  • PORTFOLIOS
    (Noun [plural])

PORTFOLIO (Noun [C])
    a large, thin case used for carrying drawings, documents, etc.

PORTRAY

  • PORTRAYAL
    (Noun)
  • PORTRAYALS
    (Noun)
  • PORTRAYED
    (Verb [T])
  • PORTRAYING
    (Verb [T])
  • PORTRAYS
    (Verb [T])

PORTRAY (Verb [T])
    to represent or describe someone or something in a painting, film, book, or other artistic
work

POSTURE

  • POSTURES
    (Noun [C])

POSTURE (Noun [U]/Noun [C usually singular]/Verb)
    the way in which someone usually holds their shoulders, neck, and back, or a particular
position in which someone stands, sits, etc.

PRIMITIVE

  • PRIMITIVES
    (Noun)

PRIMITIVE (Adjective/Noun)
    relating to human society at a very early stage of development, with people living in a
simple way without machines or writing system

PROMINENCE

  • PROMINENT
    (Adjective)
  • PROMINENTLY
    (Adverb)

PROMINENCE (Noun [U])
    the state of being easily seen or well known

RECLINE

  • RECLINES
    (Verb [I or T])
  • RECLINNING
    (Adjective)

RECLINE (Verb [I or T])
    to learn or lie back with the upper part of your body in a nearly horizontal position

RECTANGLE

  • RECTANGLES
    (Noun [C])
  • RECTANGULAR
    (Adjective)

RECTANGLE (Noun [C])
    a flat shape with four 90° angles and four sides, with opposite sides of eaual length
RELIEFES (Noun [C or U])
    a way of decorating wood, stone, etc. by cutting designs into the surface of it so that
some parts stick out more than others; a design that is made in the way

REMINISCENCE

  • REMINISCENCES
    (Noun [C])
  • REMINISCENT
    (Adjective)

REMINISCENCE (Noun [C or U])
    the act of remembering events and experiences from the past

RHYTHM

  • RHYTHMIC
    (Adjective)
  • RHYTHMICAL
    (Adjective)
  • RHYTHMICALLY
    (Adverb)
  • RHYTHMS
    (Noun [C])

RHYTHM (Noun [C or U])
    a strong pattern of sounds,
words, or musical notes that is used in music, poetry, and dancing

ROUNDEL

  • ROUNDELS
    (Noun [C])

ROUNDEL (Noun [C])
    a circular decoration, especially a coloured circle on a military aircraft that shows its
nationality
SARCOPHAGUS
(Noun [C])
    a stone coffin, which was used in ancient times and is often decorated

SATURATE

  • SATURATED
    (Adjective)
  • SATURATION
    (Noun)

SATURATE (Verb [T often passive]/Verb (FULL) [T]/Noun [C usually plural, U])
    1.) to make something or someone completely wet
    2.) to fill a thing or place completely so that no more can be added

SCHEMA

  • SCHEMAS
    (Noun [plural])

SCHEMA (Noun [C])
    a drawing that represents an idea of theory and makes it easier to understand

SCROLL

  • SCROLLED
    (Verb [I uaually + adv/prep])
  • SCROLLS
    (Noun [C]/Verb [I uaually +
    adv/prep])

SCROLL (Noun [C]/Verb [I uaually + adv/prep])
    a long roll of paper or similar material with usually official writing on it

SCULPT

  • SCULPTED
    (Verb [I or T])
  • SCULPTING
    (Verb [I or T])
  • SCULPTOR
    (Noun [C])
  • SCULPTORS
    (Noun [C])
  • SCULPTRESS
    (Noun [C])
  • SCULPTURAL
    (Adjective)
  • SCULPTURALLY
    (Adverb)
  • SCULPTURE
    (Noun [C or U])
  • SCULPTURED
    (Adjective/Verb [I or T])
  • SCULPTURES
    (Verb [I or T])

SCULPT (Verb [I or T])
    to create solid objects that represent a thing, person, idea, etc. out of a material such
as wood, clay, metal or stone

SCUMBLE

  • SCUMBLED
    (Verb [I or T])
  • SCUMBLING
    (Verb [I or T])

SCUMBLE (Verb [I or T]/Noun)
    1.) to soften or blend an outline or colour with an upper coat of inpenetrable colour,
applied evry thinly
    2.) the upper layer of colour applied in this way
    3.) the technique or effects of scumbling

SERIGRAPH

  • SERIGRAPHS
    (Noun)
  • SERIGRAPHY
    ()

SERIGRAPH (Noun)
    a colour print made by an adaptation of the silkscreen process
SIENNA (Noun [U])
    a type of soil that is used to colour paint

SILKSCREEN

  • SILKSCREENS
    (Verb [I or T])

SILKSCREEN (Noun [U]/Verb [I or T])
    1.) a method of printing by forcing ink through a pattern cut into silk or other similar
cloth, stretched across a frame
    2.) to use the silkscreen method of printing

SIMULTANEOUS

  • SIMULTANEITY
    (Noun)
  • SIMULTANEOUSLY
    (Adverb)

SIMULTANEOUS (Adjective)
    

SKETCH

  • SKETCHED
    (Verb [I or T])
  • SKETCHES
    (Noun [C]/Verb [I or T])
  • SKETCHILY
    (Adverb)
  • SKETCHING
    (Verb [I or T])

SKETCH (Noun [C]/Verb [I or T])
    1.) a simple,
quickly-made drawing that does not have many details
    2.) to make a sketch of something

SOPHISTICATE

  • SOPHISTICATED
    (Adjective)
  • SOPHISTICATION
    (Noun [U])

SOPHISTICATE (Noun [C])
    a person who is sophisticated

SPANDREL

  • SPANDRELS
    (Noun)

SPANDREL (Noun)
    1.) an approximately triangular surface bounded by the outer curve of an arch and the
adjecent wall
    2.) the surface area between two adjecent arches and the horizontal cornice above them

SPARK

  • SPARKED
    (Verb [T])
  • SPARKLE
    (Verb and Noun [U])
  • SPARKLES
    (Verb)
  • SPARKLING
    (Adjective)
  • SPARKS
    (Noun/Verb [T])

SPARK (Noun [S]/Noun [C]/Verb [T])
    1.) a first small event or problem that causes a much worse situation to develop
    2.) a very small piece of fire that flies out from something that is burning, or one that
is made by rubbing two hard things together, or a flash of light made by electricity
    3.) to cause the start of something, especially an argument or fighting

SPATIAL

  • SPATIALITY
    (Noun)
  • SPATIALLY
    (Adverb)

SPATIAL (Adjective)
    relating to the position, area, and size of things

SPATTER

  • SPATTERED
    (Adjective)
  • SPATTERING
    (Verb [I or T])
  • SPATTERS
    (Verb [I or T])

SPATTER (Verb [I or T])
    to drop small drops of liquid,
etc. on a surface, or (of liquid) to fall, especially noisily, in small drops

SPECTACLE

  • SPECTACLES
    (Noun [plural])
  • SPECTACULAR
    (Adjective)
  • SPECTATOR
    (Noun [C])
  • SPECTATORS
    (Noun [C])

SPECTACLE (Noun [C or U])
    a sight or view that is very impressive to look at
    an unusual or unexpected event or situation that attracts attention, interest, or
disapproval
    a public event or show that is exciting to watch; an exciting appearance

SPONGE

  • SPONGED
    (Verb [I or T])
  • SPONGES
    (Verb [I or T]/Noun [C])
  • SPONGING
    (Verb [I or T])

SPONGE (Verb [I or T]/Noun [C or U])
    1.) a soft substance that is full of small holes and can absorb a lot of liquid, and is
used for washing and cleaning
    2.) to rub something or someone with a wet sponge or cloth, especially to clean them

SPONTANEOUS

  • SPONTANEITY
    (Noun)
  • SPONTANEOUSLY
    (Adverb)

SPONTANEOUS (Adjective)
    happening or done in a natural,
often sudden way, without any planning or without being forced

SPRAY

  • SPRAYED
    (Verb)
  • SPRAYING
    (Verb)

SPRAY (Verb [I or T, usually + adv/prep]/Noun [U])
    1.) a mass of very small drops of liquid carried in the air
    2.) to spread liquid in small drops over an area

STATUE

  • STATUES
    (Noun [C])
  • STATUETTE
    (Noun [C])
  • STATUETTES
    (Noun [C])

STATUE (Noun [C])
    an object made from a hard material,
especially stone or metal, to look like a person or animal

STENCIL

  • STENCILS
    ()

STENCIL (Noun [C]Verb [T])
    1.) a piece of card,
plastic, metal, etc. into which shapes have been cut, used to draw or paint patterns onto a surface
    2.) to draw or paint something using a stencil
STILL-LIFE (Noun [C or U])
    a type of painting or drawing of an arrangement of objects that do not move, such as
flowers, fruit, bowls, etc.

STYLIST

  • STYLISTIC
    (Adjective)
  • STYLISTICALLY
    (Adverb)
  • STYLISTS
    (Noun [C])
  • STYLIZATION
    (Noun [C])
  • STYLIZATIONS
    (Noun [C])

STYLIST (Noun [C])
    a person whose job is to shape or design something

SUBTLE

  • SUBTLER
    (Adjective)
  • SUBTLETIES
    (Noun [C or U])
  • SUBTLETY
    (Noun [C or U])
  • SUBTLY
    (Adverb)

SUBTLE (Adjective)
    not loud, bright, noticeable, or obvious in any way

SURREAL

  • SURREALISM
    (Noun [U])
  • SURREALIST
    (Noun)
  • SURREALISTIC
    (Adjective)
  • SURREALISTS
    (Noun)

SURREAL (Adjective)
    strange; not seeming real; like a dream

TABLET

  • TABLETS
    (Noun [C])

TABLET (Noun [C])
    a thin, flat, often square piece of hard material such as wood, stone, or metal
TERRACOTTA (Noun [U])
    hard,
baked reddish-brown clay

TEXTURE

  • TEXTURAL
    (Adjective)
  • TEXTURED
    (Adjective)
  • TEXTURES
    (Noun [C or U])
  • TEXTURING
    (Verb[T])

TEXTURE (Noun [C or U]/Verb[T])
    the quality of something that can be decided by touch; the degree to which something is
rough or smooth, or soft or hard

TINT

  • TINTED
    (Adjective [before noun])
  • TINTING
    (Verb [T])
  • TINTS
    (Verb [T]/Noun [C])

TINT (Verb [T]/Noun [C])
    1.) a small amount of a colour
    2.) to slightly change the colour of something

TORSO

  • TORSOS
    (Noun [plural])

TORSO (Noun [C])
    the human body cosidered without head,
arms, or legs, or statue representing this

TRANSCRIBE

  • TRANSCRIBING
    (Verb [T])
  • TRANSCRIPTION
    (Noun [C])
  • TRANSCRIPTIONS
    (Noun [C])

TRANSCRIBE (Verb [T])
    1.) to record something written,
spoken, or played by writing it down
    2.)to change a pice of writing or music into another form, for example into a different
writing system or into music for different instruments

TRANSLUCENCE

  • TRANSLUCENCY
    (Noun)
  • TRANSLUCENT
    (Adjective)

TRANSLUCENCE (Noun)
    If an object or a substance is translucent, it is almost transparent, allowing some light
through it in an attractive way

TRANSPARENCE

  • TRANSPARENCIES
    (Noun)
  • TRANSPARENCY
    (Noun)
  • TRANSPARENT
    (Adjective)

TRANSPARENCE (Adjective)
    1.) If a substance or object is transparent, you can see through it very clearly
    2.) clear and easy to understand or recognize

TRIANGLE

  • TRIANGLES
    (Noun [C])
  • TRIANGULAR
    (Adjective)
  • TRIANGULARITY
    (Noun)
  • TRIANGULATED
    (Verv
    [T]/Adjective)
  • TRIANGULATION
    (Noun)

TRIANGLE (Noun [C])
    a flat shape with three straight sides
TURPENTINE (Noun [U])
    a clear liquid with a strong smell that burns easily. It is sometimes used in products for
removing paint from brushes.
ULTRAMARINE
(Noun [U])
    a bright blue colour

UNVEIL

  • UNVEILED
    (Verb [T])
  • UNVEILING
    (Verb [T])

UNVEIL (Verb [T])
    to remove a covering like a curtain from a new structure at a formal ceremony in order to
show the opening or finishing of a new building or work of art

VANISH

  • VANISHED
    (Adjective)
  • VANISHING
    (Adjective)

VANISH (Verb [I])
    to disappear or stop being present or existing, especially in a sudden, surprising way

VERTICAL

  • VERTICALITY
    (Noun)
  • VERTICALLY
    (Adverb)
  • VERTICALS
    (Noun)

VERTICAL (Adjective/Noun [C usually singular])
    1.) standing or pointing straight up or at an angle of 90° to a horizontal surface or line
    2.) a vertical line, surface, or position

VIBRATE

  • VIBRANCY
    (Noun)
  • VIBRANTLY
    (Adverb)
  • VIBRATE
    (Verb [I or T])
  • VIBRATIONS
    (Noun)

VIBRATE (Verb [I or T])
    to shake slightly and quickly,
or to cause something to do this, in a way that is felt rather that seen or heard

VIEWFINDER

  • VIEWFINDERS
    (Noun [C])

VIEWFINDER (Noun [C])
    the part of a camera that you look through to see what it is that you are taking a
photograph of

VIEWPOINT

  • VIEWPOINTS
    (Noun [C])

VIEWPOINT (Noun [C])
    1.) a place from where a person can look at something, especially at an area of natural
beauty
    2.) a point of view
VIOLET (Adjective/Noun [C or U])
    1.) having a bluish-purple colour
    2.) a bluish-purple colour

VIVID

  • VIVIDLY
    (Adverb)
  • VIVIDNESS
    (Noun)

VIVID (Adjective)
    vivid descriptions, memories, etc.
produce very clear, powerful, and detailed images in the mind

WATERCOLOR

  • WATERCOLORING
    (Noun [C or U])
  • WATERCOLORIST
    (Noun [C or U])
  • WATERCOLORISTS
    (Noun [plural])
  • WATERCOLORS
    (Noun [plural])

WATERCOLOR (Noun [C or U])
    a paint that is mixed with water and used to create pictures, or a picture that has been
done with this type of paint
WET-INTO-WET
(Noun)
    painting with fresh or wet paint onto paint that is still wet rather than onto paint that
has dried
WET-ON-DRY (Noun)
    painting with fresh or wet paint onto paint that is dry rather than onto paint that is
still wet

WOODBLOCK

  • WOODBLOCKS
    (Noun [C])

WOODBLOCK (Noun [C])
    a piece of wood on which a pattern is cut that is used for printing

WOODCUT

  • WOODCUTS
    (Noun [plural])
  • WOODCUTTER
    (Noun [C])
  • WOODCUTTERS
    (Noun [plural])
  • WOODCUTTING
    (Noun [C])

WOODCUT (Noun [C])
    a picture printed from a pattern that has been cut in the surface of a block of wood

WORKSHOP

  • WORKSHOPS
    (Noun [C])

WORKSHOP (Noun [C])
    a room or building where things are made or repaired using machines and/or tools

WREATH

  • WREATHED
    (Verb [T or I])
  • WREATHS
    (Noun [plural])

WREATH (Noun [C]/Verb [T or I])
    an arrangement of flowers and leaves in a circular shape, used as a decoration or as a sign of respect and remembrance for a person who has died

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