living embodiment


: someone that is a perfect representative or example of a quality, characteristic, etc.
He is the living embodiment of cheapness.

Examples of living embodiment in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web And then there’s Kelce, who has proved to be the living embodiment of boyfriend goals. Amy Kaufman, Los Angeles Times, 7 Feb. 2024 Is Miami succeeding despite having small government and being a living embodiment of globalization and creative destruction? Dominic Pino, National Review, 3 Feb. 2024 Bennett — a star in the 1950s, a has-been by the 1970s — would soon become the living embodiment of the Great American Songbook for the MTV generation. James Sullivan,, 21 July 2023 In 1982 — and again in 1983 — Rhee dressed 229 of his pupils in red, white and blue taekwondo uniforms and arranged them into a human Stars and Stripes, a living embodiment of patriotism. John Kelly, Washington Post, 3 July 2023 For centuries, Japanese rulers were considered the living embodiment of gods – but after the postwar US occupation of Japan, the country introduced a new constitution that banned the Imperial family from engaging in politics. Emiko Jozuka, CNN, 2 Jan. 2023 Smiling with her arm around Peltola, Murkowski was the living embodiment of an endangered form of bipartisan mingling that now infuriates a strain of the state and national Republican Party. Antonia Hitchens, The New Yorker, 4 Nov. 2022 Marisol is the living embodiment of warmth and kindness, but no pushover. Jenelle Riley, Variety, 10 Mar. 2023 See More

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“Living embodiment.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Feb. 2024.

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