Delineate and Line


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Delineate verb – To draw or make apparent the outline of.
Usage example: the man's roly-poly shape was softly delineated by the glow of the fire

Line is a synonym for delineate. In some cases you can use "Line" instead a verb "Delineate".
Nearby Words: delineation, delineating, delineator
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Line verb – Make a mark or lines on a surface.
Delineate is a synonym for line in border topic. Sometimes you can use "Delineate" instead a verb "Line".
Nearby Words: lined, linear, lineup, lineage, lineal
Synonyms for Line
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