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Noun
A rough or unfinished drawing or painting, often made to assist in making a more finished picture
“As a result, a well-trained artist does not need a life model or a preparatory sketch to represent a particular subject.”
Noun
A brief written or spoken account or description, giving only basic details
“The Carillon has compiled a brief biographical sketch of each of the candidates.”
Noun
A short humorous play or performance, consisting typically of one scene in a revue or comedy programme
“They'll be the tools in your arts course who try and make a sketch comedy revue.”
Noun
“A biographical sketch.”
Verb
Make a rough drawing of
“When not teaching, Crowe began to sketch the scenery around her new home and paint landscapes of the surrounding vistas.”
Verb
Give a brief account or general outline of something
“This section seeks to sketch a rough outline of the interests and objectives of the two countries in developing and maintaining bilateral military ties.”
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