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epitomize

Synonyms of epitomize in English:

verb

  • 1 the railway station epitomizes the spirit of the nineteenth century
    embody, give form/shape to, incorporate;
    typify, exemplify, represent, be representative of, encapsulate, manifest, symbolize, stand for, illustrate, sum up;
    formal reify
    rare incarnate
  • 2 rare for the benefit of our readers, we will epitomize the pamphlet See summarize
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