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To create a work of art or craft

work

verb

to produce a picture or create an object using a particular type of substance

create

verb

to make something such as a work of art

base on

to use something as a model for a film, piece of writing, or work of art

execute

verb

to create a work of art

craft

verb

to make or produce something skilfully

mint

verb

to create something new, especially an idea or a work of art

model

verb

to make small objects from clay, wood etc

hostile architecture

the design of buildings or public spaces in a way which discourages people from touching, climbing or sitting on them …

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boots on the ground

a situation in which a country's armed forces are physically present in an area of conflict …

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