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Epitomize   /ɪpˈɪtəmˌaɪz/   Listen

(past & past part. epitomized; pres. part. epitomizing)
Embody the essential characteristics of or be a typical example of.  Synonyms: epitomise, typify.

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"Epitomize" Quotes from Famous Books

... played so conspicuous a part on the world's stage, that it would be impossible, in a work of the size of this, to do more than touch upon the salient features of his career, to suggest the respects in which he influenced the course of events in his lifetime, and to epitomize for the readers of another generation the judgment of his contemporaries as to his genius and ...
— Frederick Douglass - A Biography • Charles Waddell Chesnutt

... effect of this horrible system of persecution we can only epitomize. Thousands were burned at the stake, thousands imprisoned for life after terrible torture, thousands robbed of their property, and their children condemned to poverty and opprobrium; and the ...
— Historical Tales - The Romance of Reality - Volume VII • Charles Morris

Words linked to "Epitomize" :   represent, epitomise, symbolise, symbolize, stand for, epitome

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