Day-11 (Limn)

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Word:
Limn

Status:
Verb

Meaning:
To draw or paint on a service; to outline in clear sharp detail, to describe

Sentences:
1) The novel limns the frontier life of the settlers.
2) He limned the scene in the courtroom so perfectly, I could practically see it.

Origin:
From Middle English limnen which means 'to illuminate'.

First use:
1592

Synonyms:
delineate, depict, draw, image, describe, paint, picture, portray, render, set out, sketch

Antonyms:
distort, falsify, garble, misdescribe, misrepresent, misstate, pervert, twist, warp

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