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Word: personify

Definition: represent (an inanimate object) as a person; be the embodiment or perfect example of; Ex. She is evil/patience personified; N. personification


Sentences Containing 'personify'

It is the official living memorial dedicated to fulfill the following purpose: To develop a family of leaders who personify the philosophy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in their own lives and apply the philosophy of nonviolence to the problems and issues of the community, the nation and the world.
Man can act only on external and visible characters: Nature, if I may be allowed to personify the natural preservation or survival of the fittest, cares nothing for appearances, except in so far as they are useful to any being.
On the one hand, they personify the medium's hidden impulses and wish life.
Those who abuse substances often personify addictive substances, and treatment that encourages disentangling oneself from a harmful relationship with substance abuse may help.
To establish a generation of young people who are technically excellent and morally and spiritually mature, who personify in their lives and are capable of teaching the philosophy of “Kingian” Nonviolence.

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