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outlining

verb
present participle of outline

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1 to draw or make apparent the outline of
  • she carefully outlined the tree before she started drawing in the leaves

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“Outlining.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/outlining. Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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