DESCRIBE; set forth (state) [See Affirmation]; draw a picture, picture; portray (represent) [See Representation]; characterize, analyze, give words to, narrate, relate, recite, recount, sum up, run over, recapitulate, rehearse, fight ones battles over again; harrow up the soul, hold one breathless, novelize, romance.
unfold (disclose) [See Disclosure]- a tale; tell; give -, render- an account of; report, make a report, draw up a statement; throw into -essay form, - book form; stick to the facts, show life as it is; historicize.
DETAIL, particularize, itemize; enter into -, descend to- -particulars, - details.
DESCRIPTIVE, graphic, narrative, epic, suggestive, well-drawn; historic or historical, historiographical, chronographic or chronographical, biographic or biographical, autobiographical; traditive [esp., from ancestors to descendants], traditional, traditionary; legendary, mythical, fabulous; anecdotic, storied; described &c. v.; romantic, idealistic; realistic, true to life; expository.
To hold, as twere, the mirror up to nature.Hamlet