To draw or paint on a service; to outline in clear sharp detail, to describe
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.
From Middle English limnen which means 'to illuminate'.
delineate, depict, draw, image, describe, paint, picture, portray, render, set out, sketch
distort, falsify, garble, misdescribe, misrepresent, misstate, pervert, twist, warp