- to contain or represent in small compass; serve as a typical example of; typify: This meadow epitomizes the beauty of the whole area.
- to make an epitome of: to epitomize an argument.
Also especially British, e·pit·o·mise.
Origin of epitomize
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Examples from the Web for epitomization
It would be the nth degree in the epitomization of the ego to kill and get away with it.
- to be a personification of; typify
- to make an epitome of
Word Origin and History for epitomization
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