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use "portray" in a sentence

That is why they portray them as I have described." The main tradition has, however, been to portray the vampire in terms of a predatory sexuality.

His reflective manners and insightful statements convincingly portray him as a wise academic who has lived a profound
good moment when he bonds with a portly fellow over eating issues and the guy says he stabbed the do-gooder to get him to shut up about not eating cake.

He was then an interesting-looking old man, of portly size, and of a good-humoured and social temperament.

I'm not known for my prurience, but even I was shocked to lunch with increasingly tipsy (and extraordinarily portly) senior executives carousing over their latest purchases-mainly young women.

Very soon a large portly man appeared from a back room and asked me what I required.

After 85mins the experienced (and portly) White was replaced by Steve Ferguson,.

Out of the corner of her eye, Joan could see Francesca's portly husband and her two voracious children, Jemima and Barnaby, tucking into the feast as though there was imminent danger of it running out.

We've already seen a portly shotgun-toting security guard standing at the entrance to the university alongside a sign saying, "Please deposit your guns upon entry".

Chancellery head Peter Altmaier is a portly, unruffled man from the state of Saarbrücken near the French border.

Hours later, CCTV cameras recorded the young man entering Imam al-Sadeq mosque, his figure made portly by the bomb-laden vest concealed beneath his robe.

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