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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Por·tray v. t. [Written also pourtray.] [imp. & p. p. portrayed p. pr. & vb. n. Portraying.]
 1. To paint or draw the likeness of; as, to portray a king on horseback.
    Take a tile, and lay it before thee, and portray upon it the city, even Jerusalem.   --Ezek. iv. 1.
 2. Hence, figuratively, to describe in words.
 3. To adorn with pictures. [R.]
 Spear and helmets thronged, and shields
 Various with boastful arguments potrayed.   --Milton.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 portrayed
      adj : represented graphically by sketch or design or lines [syn: depicted,
             pictured]