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How to use limn in a sentence

I fear it is not possible to limn so many persons in so small a tablet as the compass of our plays afford.
THE WORKS OF JOHN MARSTONJOHN MARSTON
Just as the old religious painters used to limn saints and Madonnas, let us now write works of artistic and moral fiction.
GRAHAM'S MAGAZINE VOL XXXII. NO. 5. MAY 1848VARIOUS
As I have sketched an ideal parlour, so would I limn a bedroom I have seen.
THE QUIVER, ANNUAL VOLUME 10/1899VARIOUS
No, madam; the beauty of the features the artist had set himself to limn.
THE ROSERY FOLKGEORGE MANVILLE FENN
It is not possible in a chapter, a book or a five-foot shelf to limn all that is even of cursory interest.
ROYAL PALACES AND PARKS OF FRANCEMILBURG FRANCISCO MANSFIELD
Somehow the arches and curves of its branches seemed to limn a pattern so dreadful that his heart beat faster as he gazed upon it.
THE TREE OF LIFECATHERINE LUCILLE MOORE
A specimen from 53 kilometers north of El Limn, was shot at a height of 10 feet on a concrete underpass.
THE RECENT MAMMALS OF TAMAULIPAS, MEXICOTICUL ALVAREZ
A female obtained on January 21 at a place 53 kilometers north of El Limn, contained three embryos.
THE RECENT MAMMALS OF TAMAULIPAS, MEXICOTICUL ALVAREZ
There were no longer these telling situations to limn which spoke for themselves, and without straw, bricks are not to be made.
PICKWICKIAN MANNERS AND CUSTOMSPERCY FITZGERALD
Limn thou, fantastic, free Blue sirens of the sea, And beasts of heraldry.
ENAMELS AND CAMEOS AND OTHER POEMSTHOPHILE GAUTIER
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WORDS RELATED TO LIMN

  • attenuated
  • chose
  • drained
  • elongated
  • extorted
  • extracted
  • lengthened
  • picked
  • pulled out
  • respired
  • selected
  • single out
  • stretched
  • sucked
  • took
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