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 for depiction
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Depiction \De*pic"tion\, n. [L. depictio.]
     A painting or depicting; a representation.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  depiction
      n 1: a graphic or vivid verbal description; "too often the
           narrative was interrupted by long word pictures"; "the
           author gives a depressing picture of life in Poland"; "the
           pamphlet contained brief characterizations of famous
           Vermonters" [syn: word picture, word-painting,
           delineation, depiction, picture, characterization,
           characterisation]
      2: a representation by picture or portraiture [syn: depicting,
         depiction, portraying, portrayal]
      3: a drawing of the outlines of forms or objects [syn:
         delineation, depiction, limning, line drawing]
      4: representation by drawing or painting etc [syn: depiction,
         delineation, portrayal]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  72 Moby Thesaurus words for "depiction":
     alphabet, art, blueprint, cameo, catalog, cataloging, character,
     character sketch, charactering, characterization, chart,
     choreography, conventional representation, dance notation,
     delineation, demonstration, depictment, description, details,
     diagram, drama, drawing, evocation, exemplification, figuration,
     graphic account, hieroglyphic, iconography, ideogram, illustration,
     image, imagery, imaging, impression, itemization, letter, limning,
     logogram, logograph, map, musical notation, notation,
     particularization, photograph, pictogram, picture, picturization,
     plan, portrait, portraiture, portrayal, prefigurement, presentment,
     printing, profile, projection, realization, rendering, rendition,
     representation, schema, score, script, sketch, specification,
     syllabary, symbol, tablature, vignette, vivid description,
     word painting, writing
  
  

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