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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'

"Tilden's job was to enlarge Port Lympne and to make it, in his words, "no more of the modest week-end home, but rather the epitome of all things conductive to luxurious relaxation after the strenuousness of war.
Allmusic, having given "Soul Caddy" a very positive review, described the song's glam styling and "sassy songwriting" as the epitome of the album's "musical excitement", while "The Boston Globe", in a negative review, extensively criticized the album for being derivative of other artists, describing "Diamond Light Boogie" as being "ripped straight from The Soup Dragons' catalog".
Evoking the Anna Sui lifestyle, "the stores have come to emphasize the epitome of culture in a continually shifting fashion world."
Falak Sher Afghan (Mahira Khan) is the epitome of beauty and brains, highly modern and proud.
Handel's Hallelujah Chorus is frequently sung at these festivals, being esteemed as the epitome of choir display.
He described "Never Say Never" "as the epitome of a mixed bag.
Hence, the latter two kings who appear in the records of Manetho's Epitome may well be fictitious.
His chief work is "Erotemata grammaticalia" (), in the form of question and answer, based upon an anonymous epitome of grammar, and supplemented by a lexicon of Attic nouns.
His many transfers were due primarily to his professional full-time career and the fact that he always remained an amateur, although many clubs wanted to hire him as a professional. He was the epitome of the 'Corinthian gentleman amateur' of his time, being an academic as well as a sportsman.
In his marsias Husain is the symbol of peace, freedom and the epitome of sacrifice in the divine cause of upholding the values of humanity.
In the early 1990s, Schuyler and Hood separated and Schuyler founded Epitome Pictures which produced several television series and films including "".
Moreover, Sextus Julius Africanus's generally more accurate copy of Manetho's Epitome explicitly states that “3 Kings” intervened between Osorkon I and Takelot I. While Manetho's suggested position for these three kings cannot be presently verified due to the paucity of evidence for this period and the brevity of their reigns, another of these poorly known monarchs would be Tutkheperre Shoshenq who was an early Dynasty 22 ruler since he is now monumentally attested in both Lower and Upper Egypt at Bubastis and Abydos respectively.
That, now, is what old Bowditch in his Epitome calls the zodiac, and what my almanac below calls ditto.
The architect Hugh Casson regarded Harrow as the "capital city" of Metro-land, while Arthur Mee's "King's England" described Wembley as its "epitome".
The epitome of this style is the Great Hypostyle Hall at Karnak, whose largest columns are tall.
The German Egyptologist, in a 2010 paper has now accepted the validity of the reference in Manetho's epitome to the "3 kings" from Africanus' version and placed the reigns of both Shoshenq II and Tutkheperre Shoshenq in the interval between Osorkon I and Takelot I. The exclusive use of silver for the creation of Shoshenq II's coffin is a potent symbol of his power because silver "was considerably rarer in Egypt than gold."
The lost epic "Little Iliad", in four books, took up the story of the Homeric "Iliad", and, beginning with the contest between Telamonian Ajax and Odysseus for the arms of Achilles, carried it down to the feast of the Trojans over the captured Trojan Horse, according to the epitome in Proclus, or to the Fall of Troy, according to Aristotle.
The songs on these albums also cemented Ferry's persona as the epitome of the suave, jaded Euro-sophisticate.
The success of these remarkable productions, masterpieces in two arts, was overwhelming: they presented an epitome of all that was most unusual and most attractive in the curious university life of Sweden.
Thirty-eight of the forty plates are copies from Vesalius' "De humani corporis fabrica" (Basle, 1543), and the remaining two from his "Epitome" of the same date.
``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.''

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