hydrographia hydrographia
 hy'-dro-graf-i'-a from Gk. hydro “water” and graphos “to write”

  Creating an illusion of reality through vivid description of water.

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  • Subject and Adjuncts
    Since description typically takes the form of delineating the attributes of something, it is therefore the use of this topic of invention, by which one identifies the characteristics (or adjuncts) of a given subject.
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