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shapenoun appearance, build, cast, color, condition, configuration, contour, criterion, cut, fashion, feature, features, figure, form, frame, guise, image, impression, likeness, look, manner, mien, mode, mold, motif, organization, outline, pattern, physique, presence, profile, seeming, semblance, state, style, turn
shapeverb adapt, carve, compose, conform, create, delineate, design, devise, fashion, figure, form, formalize, formulate, frame, influence, make, manufacture, model, mold, pattern, produce, sculpture, style, tailor
Associated concepts: shaping of a claim, shaping of a defense
See also: appearance, arrangement, body, build, color, complexion, compose, composition, condition, configuration, create, criterion, delineate, delineation, devise, dimension, fabricate, feature, forge, form, formalize, formulate, frame, influence, invent, make, manifestation, militate, mode, motif, organization, pattern, phenomenon, posture, produce, situation, specter, state, structure, style, vision