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— as in: She personifies wisdom.
to be a perfect example of
— as in: a cartoon with personified bears
Note the use of
as when she wrote, "The clouds laughed at me."
to attribute human characteristics to objects, plants, or animals
can have a specialized meaning in literature: to represent an abstract quality or idea as a person or creature — as in a fable where a fox personifies cleverness.
. . . enhancing vocabulary while reading