Examples of personify in a Sentence
The ancient Greeks personified the forces of nature as gods and goddesses.
Justice is personified as a woman with her eyes covered.
Recent Examples of personify from the Web
In a postgame interview session, Yost personified frustration.
The fraternity of bond jockeys, derivatives mavens and stock pickers who have long personified the industry are giving way to algorithms, and soon, artificial intelligence.
For a generation of fans, Lobo personified women's college basketball.
There will also be no shortage of thigh-high slits (see Jessica Biel and Ariel Winter) and bright colors (Jane Fonda in hot pink was perfection personified).
Eric Schmidt, the former C.E.O. of Google and the executive chairman of Google’s parent company, Alphabet, seems to personify this shift.
These don't work as well if the states at the helm, as personified by their leaders, are erratic or irrational.
Delta blues, as personified by giants like Robert Johnson and Muddy Waters, was a rolling wail of intensely personal music.
These American beauties personified a burgeoning sense of empowerment.
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