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personify
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Wuthering Heights
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as in: She personifies wisdom. Define
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  • I did not know whether to resent this language or pursue my explanation; but he seemed so powerfully affected that I took pity and proceeded with my dreams; affirming I had never heard the appellation of ’Catherine Linton’ before, but reading it often over produced an impression which personified itself when I had no longer my imagination under control.

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  • She personifies optimism.
  • In her imagination he was that terrible moaning personified.
    Leo Tolstoy  --  War and Peace

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unspecified meaning
  • ’Five minutes ago Hareton seemed a personification of my youth, not a human being; I felt to him in such a variety of ways, that it would have been impossible to have accosted him rationally.

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as in: a cartoon with personified bears Define
to attribute human characteristics to objects, plants, or animals
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