- men who greatly embodied the idealism of American life
- —A. M. Schlesinger born 1917
Examples of embody in a Sentence
The legislature embodied a revenue provision in the new law.
they must embody their ideas in substantial institutions if they are to survive
Recent Examples of embody from the Web
That scene embodied a revolution Ditko helped push at Marvel: Spider-Man was a hero a world apart from the costumed millionaires Superman and Batman at rival DC Comics.
Hammer, of the Ken Doll looks and multimillion-dollar inherited oil fortune, perfectly embodies the film’s antagonist.
No one embodies the dual nature of the Dual Monarchy’s appeal better than Stefan Zweig, an Austrian novelist with a cult following.
Luke Kirby really embodied the character without making it a mere impersonation.
Freddie Sherrill, a 65-year-old, embodies determination and perseverance.
Went on to become a successful lawyer, and just grew up in this district and really embodies the district.
Following Merry’s show, members of the Heidi Latsky Dance troupe will act as living effigies, embodying a moving sculpture court that silently merges with the evening spectators.
There’s something more important than that that should unite all of us, and that is our president must embody respect and adhere to the values that are at the core of this country.
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EMBODY Defined for English Language Learners
: to represent (something) in a clear and obvious way : to be a symbol or example of (something)
: to include (something) as a part or feature
EMBODY Defined for Kids
- The poet embodied her ideas in words.
- The firefighters embodied courage during the disaster.
- The basic law of the United States is embodied in its constitution.
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