Translation of personify in Spanish:

personify

Pronunciation: /pərˈsɑːnəfaɪ; pəˈsɒnɪfaɪ/

transitive verb/verbo transitivo (-fies, -fying, -fied)

  • 1.1 (epitomize) personificar* she's kindness personified es la bondad personificada or en persona, es la personificación de la bondad
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    • These heroes have served culturally and historically to personify and embody Manifest Destiny, the best of America's imaginary frontier in the flesh.
    • He personifies superficiality and embodies the fact that they have nothing more to say politically.
    • To Kathleen and the children he was kindness personified and was always there to lend a helping hand when anyone was in trouble.
    1.2 (represent as person) personificar*
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    • In many ways it was simply another reflection of the very human tendency to personify the forces of evil.
    • Her long, thick hair, which is rendered with rubbed graphite, expands as it falls like water to the image's edge; she might almost be personifying a natural force.
    • Because prejudice is not personified I believe that it was not to be the object of Jane Austen's sharper criticism.

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