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A rough or preliminary sketch.
drawing, preliminary drawing, outlineView synonyms
- ‘The completed painting is built out of combining imagery and information from a wide variety of esquisses.’
- ‘I prefer a thousand times an esquisse, painted by Corot in the open countryside, face to face with powerful reality.’
French, from Italian schizzo ‘sketch’.
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