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Definition 1: make a portrait of - [verb of creation]

Samples where limn or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Goya wanted to portray his mistress, the Duchess of Alba

Synonyms for limn in the sense of this definition

(limn is a kind of ...) create an image or likeness of

"The painter represented his wife as a young girl"

(limn belongs to category ...) the creation of beautiful or significant things

"art does not need to be innovative to be good" "I was never any good at art" "he said that architecture is the art of wasting space beautifully"

Definition 2: trace the shape of - [verb of creation]

Synonyms for limn in the sense of this definition

(limn is a kind of ...) represent by making a drawing of, as with a pencil, chalk, etc. on a surface

"She drew an elephant" "Draw me a horse"

(... is a kind of limn ) form by tracing with lipstick

"The clown had lipsticked circles on his cheeks"

(... is a kind of limn ) form the contours of

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