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A rough or unfinished drawing or painting, often made to assist in making a more finished picture
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“As a result, a well-trained artist does not need a life model or a preparatory sketch to represent a particular subject.”
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A brief written or spoken account or description, giving only basic details
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“The Carillon has compiled a brief biographical sketch of each of the candidates.”
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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.”
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A brief written or spoken account or description, giving only basic details
“A biographical sketch.”
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An account of a real incident or person, often humorous or interesting
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(drawn or written) A piece that has humorous connotations
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The object or goal of something
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A historical account or biography written from personal knowledge
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A person who is or thinks themselves to be amusing or entertaining
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A dramatic work for the stage or to be broadcast
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A document, usually a book, that explains the basic facts about a particular subject
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Make a rough drawing of
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“When not teaching, Crowe began to sketch the scenery around her new home and paint landscapes of the surrounding vistas.”
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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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To shorten in duration or extent
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To foreshadow vaguely
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To give an account of
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To arrive at an answer through logic
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To illustrate with pictures
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Cut or shortened, especially of a literary work
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