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epitomize

Pronunciation: /ɪˈpɪtəmaɪz/

Translation of epitomize in Spanish:

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • [good taste/laziness] ser* la personificación de her situation epitomizes that of so many other women su situación tipifica la de tantas otras mujeres
    Example sentences
    • These two last examples epitomize the murkiness besetting a serious examination of the occupation of early modem peoples and the identities they derived from their work.
    • They lost 18 wickets in a day that epitomised their fragility perfectly.
    • There is something about them that seems to epitomise local journalism.

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Spain's literary renaissance, known as the Golden Age (Siglo de Oro/i>), roughly covers the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. It includes the Italian-influenced poetry of figures such as Garcilaso de la Vega; the religious verse of Fray Luis de León, Santa Teresa de Ávila and San Juan de la Cruz; picaresque novels such as the anonymous Lazarillo de Tormes and Quevedo's Buscón; Miguel de Cervantes' immortal Don Quijote; the theater of Lope de Vega, and the ornate poetry of Luis de Góngora.