"limning" in the noun sense
1. delineation, depiction, limning, line drawing
a drawing of the outlines of forms or objects
"limning" in the verb sense
1. delineate, limn, outline
trace the shape of
2. portray, depict, limn
make a portrait of
"Goya wanted to portray his mistress, the Duchess of Alba"
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