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Word of the Day – Nov. 23 – Foreshorten

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Dee Dee - Word of the Day
Dee Dee – Word of the Day

Verb: Foreshorten  (for-SHORT-un)

Definition:

1: To shorten by proportionately contracting in the direction of depth so that an illusion of projection or extension in space is obtained.

2: To make more compact: abridge, shorten.

Example sentence: A low vantage point provides the opportunity to dramatically foreshorten the dimensions of the building, drawing the eye upward to the dome.

 

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