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graphic

, graphical
Geology having or denoting a texture formed by intergrowth of the crystals to resemble writing

graphic

A visual representation such as a photo, illustration or diagram. A graphic may contain text, but text by itself is not considered a graphic unless it is done in a stylized fashion. In the computer, a graphic is a file such as a JPEG or GIF. See graphic arts and graphics formats.
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Yet Jaques' murder received far greater coverage, being unprecedented in its extent and graphicness (Brock 1998).
The graphicness is based on bootleg videos of actual stonings, which were terrible and almost impossible to watch," he told me.
It's not the graphicness that unnerves her so much as what she considers the one-sidedness.