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Vignette

Vi`gnette´
n.1.(Arch.) A running ornament consisting of leaves and tendrils, used in Gothic architecture.
2.A decorative design, originally representing vine branches or tendrils, at the head of a chapter, of a manuscript or printed book, or in a similar position; hence, by extension, any small picture in a book; hence, also, as such pictures are often without a definite bounding line, any picture, as an engraving, a photograph, or the like, which vanishes gradually at the edge.
3.A picture, illustration, or depiction in words, esp. one of a small or dainty kind.
v. t.1.To make, as an engraving or a photograph, with a border or edge insensibly fading away.
Noun1.vignette - a brief literary description
Synonyms: sketch
2.vignette - a photograph whose edges shade off gradually
3.vignette - a small illustrative sketch (as sometimes placed at the beginning of chapters in books)
Bildungsroman, Gothic novel, aquatint, autolithograph, black and white, block, block print, brouillon, cameo, cartoon, catalog, cataloging, character, character sketch, characterization, charcoal, charcoal drawing, chiaroscuro, chromolithograph, color print, comic novel, copperplate, copperplate print, crayon, crayon engraving, cut, delineation, depiction, description, design, details, detective novel, diagram, dime novel, doodle, draft, drawing, dreadful, ebauche, engravement, engraving, epistolary novel, erotic novel, esquisse, etching, evocation, graph, graphic account, graphotype, historical novel, image, imagery, impress, impression, imprint, itemization, limning, line drawing, linoleum-block print, lithograph, mezzotint, negative, nouvelle, novel, novel of character, novel of ideas, novel of incident, novel of manners, novel of sensibility, novelette, novella, particularization, pastel, pen-and-ink, pencil drawing, penny dreadful, photograph, picaresque novel, picture, pornographic novel, portrayal, print, problem novel, profile, proletarian novel, propaganda novel, psychological novel, regional novel, rendering, rendition, representation, river novel, roman, roman a clef, roman-fleuve, rough copy, rough draft, rough outline, rubber-block print, satirical novel, science-fiction novel, sentimental novel, shilling shocker, short story, short-short, silhouette, silver-print drawing, sinopia, sketch, sociological novel, specification, storiette, stream-of-consciousness novel, study, thesis novel, tracing, vivid description, wood engraving, woodblock, woodcut, woodprint, word painting, xylograph
Translate Vignette to German
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vigilante
Vigilantibus et non dormientibus serviunt leges
vigilantism
Vigilantly
Vigils of flowers
Vigily
Vigintivirate
Vigna
Vigna aconitifolia
Vigna angularis
Vigna caracalla
Vigna radiata
Vigna sesquipedalis
Vigna sinensis
Vigna unguiculata
Vigna unguiculata sesquipedalis
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Vignetter
Vigonia
Vigor
vigorish
Vigorite
Vigoroso
Vigorous
vigorously
vigour
VII
VIII
Viking
Viktor Korchnoi
Viktor Lvovich Korchnoi
Viktor Vasarely
Vila
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