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Word: epitome

Definition: perfect example or embodiment; brief summary; Ex. epitome of good manners; V. epitomize: make an epitome of; be an epitome of; embody


Sentences Containing 'epitome'

``Count,''said Morrel,``you are the epitome of all human knowledge, and you seem like a being descended from a wiser and more advanced world than ours.''
That, now, is what old Bowditch in his Epitome calls the zodiac, and what my almanac below calls ditto.

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