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Multiple Meanings
personify — as in:  She personifies wisdom.

She personifies optimism.
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personify — as in:  a cartoon with personified bears

Note the use of personification as when she wrote, "The clouds laughed at me."
to attribute human characteristics to objects, plants, or animals

More rarely, personify 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.
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