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embodiment

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Definition a physical representation of a concept
  • But the administrative changes that embodied the ideas, the changes that the colonists imposed, mattered more.
    Tracy Kidder  --  Strength in What Remains
  • I had played with the idea of trying a long romantic novel embodying the feel, if not the exact sense, of the Browning poem.
    Stephen King  --  The Gunslinger
  • And I find it ironic that I landed in a place that embodies so many of my dreams.
    Jaycee Lee Dugard  --  A Stolen Life
  • None of us alone can embody who he is.
    Phil Robertson  --  Happy, Happy, Happy: My Life and Legacy as the Duck Commander
  • To embody old things, old beliefs.
    Don DeLillo  --  White Noise
  • Armoured they come rolling on in long lines, more than anything else embody for us the horror of war.
    Erich Maria Remarque  --  All Quiet on the Western Front
  • Law embodies the will of the people.
    Richard Wright  --  Native Son
  • Her sombre violence constrained him: she seemed the embodied instrument of fate.
    Edith Wharton  --  Ethan Frome
  • She paused, embarrassed and yet smiling, and Archer suddenly saw before him the embodied image of the Family.
    Edith Wharton  --  The Age of Innocence
  • I have seen—I embody—the vision of the dragon: absolute, final waste.
    John Gardner  --  Grendel
  • Heroes embody that struggle.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Sea of Monsters
  • Sunny, however, seemed to embody the essence of my gentle, timid species; we were powerful only in great numbers.
    Stephenie Meyer  --  The Host
  • If you want to be technical, I embody the authority of the Terran Corporation.
    Robert A. Heinlein  --  Tunnel In the Sky
  • We will win our freedom because the sacred heritage of our nation and the eternal will of God are embodied in our echoing demands.
    Martin Luther King, Jr.  --  Letter from a Birmingham Jail
  • Big Brother is the embodiment of the Party.
    George Orwell  --  1984
  • To others, he was simply the bitter emblem and embodiment of their darkest days.
    Geraldine Brooks  --  Year of Wonders
  • Everest was the embodiment of the physical forces of the world.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into Thin Air
  • He thought of the old device of double take, how it comically embodies the lapsed moment where a life used to be.
    Don DeLillo  --  Underworld
  • And also I will embody your name in my offeecial report when matter is finally adjudicated.
    Rudyard Kipling  --  Kim
  • But he was the embodiment of the raw, crude violence of the West.
    Zane Grey  --  The Call of the Canyon

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