Synonyms for limned

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This was an apparition too holy to be limned in artificial light.

There was one only of the group who had not been limned by Miss Rothesay.

Its fiery parabola was limned against the sky toward the east.

Every feature of the old captains face was limned with grief.

No one talks of "limning a missal," or of a "limned missal."

It was the Colonel beyond doubt, and Margaret had limned him to the life.

We have plenty of portraits of him left, limned both with pen and with brush.

The man with a few simple strokes of the brush had limned me his portrait.

But the words of Professor Maniel were limned on the retina of his brain in letters of fire.

His cherished picture was hanging there and the lovely figure was limned as usual in living lines upon the paper.