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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 limn /ˈlɪm/
 (vt.)描寫,描繪

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Limn v. t. [imp. & p. p. Limned p. pr. &  vb. n. Limning ]
 1. To draw or paint; especially, to represent in an artistic way with pencil or brush.
    Let a painter carelessly limn out a million of faces, and you shall find them all different.   --Sir T. Browne.
 3. To illumine, as books or parchments, with ornamental figures, letters, or borders.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 limn
      v 1: trace the shape of [syn: delineate, outline]
      2: make a portrait of; "Goya wanted to portray his mistress,
         the Duchess of Alba" [syn: portray, depict]