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

  Paint \Paint\ (p[=a]nt), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Painted; p. pr. &
     vb. n. Painting.] [OE. peinten, fr. F. peint, p. p. of
     peindre to paint, fr. L. pingere, pictum; cf. Gr. poiki`los
     many-colored, Skr. pi[,c] to adorn. Cf. Depict, Picture,
     Pigment, Pint.]
     1. To cover with coloring matter; to apply paint to; as, to
        paint a house, a signboard, etc.
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              Jezebel painted her face and tired her head. --2
                                                    Kings ix. 30.
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     2. Fig.: To color, stain, or tinge; to adorn or beautify with
        colors; to diversify with colors.
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              Not painted with the crimson spots of blood. --Shak.
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              Cuckoo buds of yellow hue
              Do paint the meadows with delight.    --Shak.
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     3. To form in colors a figure or likeness of on a flat
        surface, as upon canvas; to represent by means of colors
        or hues; to exhibit in a tinted image; to portray with
        paints; as, to paint a portrait or a landscape.
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     4. Fig.: To represent or exhibit to the mind; to describe
        vividly; to delineate; to image; to depict; as, to paint a
        political opponent as a traitor.
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              Disloyal?
              The word is too good to paint out her wickedness.
                                                    --Shak.
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              If folly grow romantic, I must paint it. --Pope.
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     Syn: To color; picture; depict; portray; delineate; sketch;
          draw; describe.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Painted \Paint"ed\, a.
     1. Covered or adorned with paint; portrayed in colors.
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              As idle as a painted ship
              Upon a painted ocean.                 --Coleridge.
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     2. (Nat. Hist.) Marked with bright colors; as, the painted
        turtle; painted bunting.
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     Painted beauty (Zool.), a handsome American butterfly
        ({Vanessa Huntera), having a variety of bright colors,
  
     Painted cup (Bot.), any plant of an American genus of herbs
        ({Castilleia) in which the bracts are usually
        bright-colored and more showy than the flowers.
        Castilleia coccinea has brilliantly scarlet bracts, and
        is common in meadows.
  
     Painted finch. See Nonpareil.
  
     Painted lady (Zool.), a bright-colored butterfly. See
        Thistle butterfly.
  
     Painted turtle (Zool.), a common American freshwater
        tortoise ({Chrysemys picta), having bright red and yellow
        markings beneath.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  delineated \delineated\ adj.
     1. represented accurately or precisely. [Narrower terms:
        diagrammatic, diagrammatical; drawn; painted]
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     2. described in words with sharpness and detail or with vivid
        imagery. Opposite of undelineated.
  
     Syn: represented, delineate.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  painted
      adj 1: coated with paint; "freshly painted lawn furniture" [ant:
             unpainted]
      2: lacking substance or vitality as if produced by painting; "in
         public he wore a painted smile"
      3: having makeup applied; "brazen painted faces" [ant:
         unpainted]
      4: having sections or patches colored differently and usually
         brightly; "a jester dressed in motley"; "the painted desert";
         "a particolored dress"; "a piebald horse"; "pied daisies"
         [syn: motley, calico, multicolor, multi-color,
         multicolour, multi-colour, multicolored, multi-
         colored, multicoloured, multi-coloured, painted,
         particolored, particoloured, piebald, pied,
         varicolored, varicoloured]

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