Friday, February 02, 2001
Definitions for limn
- To depict by drawing or painting.
- To portray in words; to describe.
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Citations for limn
Oh, yes, I write, as I limn the familiar perfections of his profile, "you look very well."
In telling these people's stories Mr. Butler draws upon the same gifts of empathy and insight, the same ability to limn an entire life in a couple of pages.