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epitomize

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1 to make into a short statement of the main points (as of a report)
  • his personal code of behavior on the playing field is epitomized by his favorite saying, "It's not whether you win or lose, it's how you play the game"

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2 to represent in visible form
  • the Parthenon in Athens epitomizes the ancient Greek ideal of architectural beauty

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  • disembody
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The first known use of epitomize was in 1594

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“Epitomize.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/epitomize. Accessed 24 Nov. 2020.

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