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synonyms for limned

  • delineate
  • describe
  • draw
  • paint
  • represent
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How to use limned in a sentence

Between each group of figures the face of the rock was scored with mysterious signs and rudely limned weapons of war and chase.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
One moment he was limned in the glow of the flashlight, then gunfire made a blasting hell of that fourth floor.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
His light flashed out at the motor, riding perched on its swivel, limned against cold, hard points of light that were the stars.
TIGHT SQUEEZEDEAN CHARLES ING
There was no need now to map out a course of action; he had limned that in the main before leaving Newport.
THE TERMS OF SURRENDERLOUIS TRACY
There was no suggestion of a body, only that majestic head crowned with hyacinthine locks and limned in lambent fire.
THE DOOMSMANVAN TASSEL SUTPHEN
That was limned upon his brain in startlingly perfect detail still––that and one other thing.
ONCE TO EVERY MANLARRY EVANS
There is the hero, Warmoth, the villain, whose protraiture has been limned by a masterly hand.
THE JOURNAL OF NEGRO HISTORY, VOLUME 5, 1920VARIOUS
At one end of the arena loomed a twelve-foot statue of a bloated Term, limned in a soft pale glow.
EXPLOITER'S ENDJAMES CAUSEY
Each problem is bathed in an artistic atmosphere, and each character in the picture limned with the most subtle psychology.
MODERNITIESHORACE BARNETT SAMUEL
Every feature of the old captains face was limned with grief.
CURSEDGEORGE ALLAN ENGLAND
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