[ US /ɪˈpɪtəˌmaɪz/ ]
embody the essential characteristics of or be a typical example of
The fugue typifies Bach's style of composition
How To Use epitomize In A Sentence
- At lunch, Monsieur Caïn and his wife, who epitomize the nouveau bourgeoisie, continue to berate their daughter for what they see as appalling manners and lack of respect.
- The spirit of Andrew was epitomised in a story about him at the age of four.
- A V-shaped skein passing overhead with a cacophony of honks floating down still epitomizes wildness and freedom for many people.
- Admirably willing to raise his head above the parapet and defend his corner, the barrel-chested midfielder might even be said to epitomise Martin O'Neill's side.
- They think she's corrupt and dishonest, and epitomises a system that is stacked against them. The Sun
- For many it epitomised the callousness of leaders who for years have regarded power as a means of making money. Times, Sunday Times
- They remained professional and epitomized the essential personal skills that attorneys also need to possess.
- For almost half a century, Barth has continued to break new ground, and his work epitomizes the stylistic hallmarks of postmodernism.
- Thaddeus epitomized a Spartan athlete of ancient times, as did his older brother, Dmitri.
- The Papal States, as a "government of priests," epitomized to anticlericals all that was evil.