What is the opposite of portray?

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Opposite of to give a representation, or an account of, in art or literature
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Opposite of to characterize
“Milly did everything in her power to distort the image of the perpetrator so that she could protect her father.”
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Opposite of to render a depiction of something
“The author of that article was my aunt, and I don't believe she would ever intentionally misrepresent my image.”
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Opposite of to precisely state or describe the nature, scope, or meaning of
“Nuno is critical of guitarists who copy the works of others, encouraging reinterpretation instead.”
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Opposite of to produce an image of (someone or something) by making lines and marks on paper
“She wasn't happy with her artwork, so she decided to erase the drawing and start again.”
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Opposite of to act or perform a portrayal of
“When they finally got the man they wanted to direct the trilogy, they were over the moon.”
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Opposite of to precisely state or describe the nature, scope, or meaning of
“The US Fish and Wildlife Service will decide next month whether to declassify the bald eagle as a threatened species.”
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Opposite of to give an account of
“Stay awhile and listen!”
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Opposite of to put on a public performance
“The artist would cancel his scheduled performance after coming down with an illness.”
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Opposite of to be a symbol or embodiment of
“I have every right to antithesize your deluded sentiment about certain religions.”
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Opposite of to perform a fictitious role
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Opposite of to precisely state or describe the nature, scope, or meaning of
“If you're going to generalize about doctors, maybe you should be a little bit more wary about your sources.”
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