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limn (verb), limns; limned; limning
1. To describe or to depict something with words, paintings, or drawings: Ryan's wife was limning him as her loving husband.

Josie limned her neighbor as an unfriendly and egotistical woman who didn't want anyone to bother her.

2. Etymology: altered from Middle English lumine, "to illuminate manuscripts"; from Old French luminer; from Latin luminare, "to illuminate, to burnish"; from lumen, luminis, "radiant energy, light".
To draw or paint a description of someone with words.
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