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Princeton's WordNet

  1. delineation, depiction, limning, line drawingnoun

    a drawing of the outlines of forms or objects

    Synonyms:
    characterization, line drawing, depiction, characterisation, depicting, word-painting, word picture, delineation, portrayal, portraying, picture

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  1. limningnoun

    Synonyms:
    painting (in water colors)

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  1. Chris Morris:

    And what do the Theban hoplites see in this extended rending of the sky, this white-bright glory of Enlil's lightning? The future, but not theirs: paired cavalry fighters; formed ranks of armored death; grim men on their tall horses with lightning limning weapons tailored to the task; men spoiling for a fight if the gods allowed -- the Sacred Band of Stepsons, out from shadows and the dark.

  2. Chris Morris:

    And what do the Theban hoplites see in this extended rending of the sky, this white-bright glory of Enlil's lightning? The future, but not theirs: paired cavalry fighters; formed ranks of armored death; grim men on their tall horses with lightning limning weapons tailored to the task; men spoiling for a fight if the gods allowed -- the Sacred Band of Stepsons, out from shadows and the dark.

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