What is the opposite of illustration?

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Opposite of a picture illustrating a book, newspaper, etc
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Opposite of a clear demonstration of one's emotion, skill, or quality
“Surely nobody could expect the concealment of his supreme talent to continue forever.”
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Opposite of a comprehensive description and explanation of an idea or theory
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Opposite of a specimen taken for scientific testing or analysis
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Opposite of a painting or drawing
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Opposite of an ideal example of someone or something
“Since stagnation is the antithesis of growth, it is also the antithesis of life.”
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Opposite of a plan or drawing of the function or workings of something to be produced
“Please tell me how I can use what looks like just a bunch of scribble on a piece of paper.”
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Opposite of a diagram or illustrative drawing, especially in a book or magazine
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Opposite of ideal examples of someone or something
“Many such factors represent the antitheses of growth, and also the antitheses of life.”
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Opposite of the act of opening, unfolding, or explaining
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Opposite of an example of a class or group
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Opposite of a demonstration
“The suppression of force by the guards was at the behest of their benevolent ruler.”
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Opposite of creation meant to communicate or appeal to senses or mind
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Opposite of a note by way of explanation or comment added to a text or diagram
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Opposite of the analysis of documents written in ancient languages, where the language is unknown, or knowledge of the language has been lost
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Opposite of a line, or set of lines, enclosing or indicating the shape of an object in a sketch or diagram
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Opposite of something or someone that serves as a pattern of behavior to be imitated
“As a franchise consultant, he was a great advocate of the proven systems and processes established by McDonald's.”
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Opposite of image or model
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Opposite of a quotation from or reference to a book, paper, or author, especially in a scholarly work
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Opposite of an interpretation or explanation
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