limning limning


  • (n) a drawing of the outlines of forms or objects



  1. Here, though, limning the attempts of FBI agent Reeves to infiltrate Swayze's beach-bum bank gang, Bigelow often forsakes her wits.
  2. Miller's limning of London in 1763 and 1764, with its acrid stenches and incessant rains, has the picturesque grunge of a Hogarth sketch.
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propriety propriety
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