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epitome

Synonyms of epitome in English:

noun

  • 1 he was the epitome of conservative respectability
    essence, quintessence, archetype, paradigm, typification, type;
    exemplar, definitive example, prototype;
    representation, model, soul, example, byword, classic example/case;
    acme, ultimate, zenith, height
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  • 2 an epitome of a larger work
    [Antonyms] complete version, full text
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