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exemplify

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Definition to act as an example
  • When he said "Let's roll," his courage exemplified America's determination to defend itself.
exemplified = acted as an example
  • To exemplify that particular situation, we can look to a cool day in late June.
    Markus Zusak  --  The Book Thief
  • exemplify = show something using an example
  • It exemplified the economic expansion of the manufacturing-based Rust Belt town.
    J.D. Vance  --  Hillbilly Elegy
  • exemplified = acted as an example of
  • Nor do either of those terms connote the courage people in such pains exemplify, which is why I'd ask you to frame your mental health around a word other than crazy.
    John Green  --  Turtles All the Way Down
  • exemplify = demonstrate as an example
  • This compositional style is exemplified by this fugue
  • It has been truly said that a little learning is a dangerous thing, and you have exemplified it to-night with your madcap theories.
    Jack London  --  The Iron Heel
  • The most tranquil house, with the most serene inhabitants, living upon the utmost regularity of system, is yet exemplifying infinite diversities.
    Henry Ward Beecher
  • "Cedric was a person who exemplified many of the qualities that distinguish Hufflepuff house," Dumbledore continued.
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
  • Approach and judge for yourselves, gentlemen; ye'll see faith exemplified in an exceeding and wonderful manner.
    James Fenimore Cooper  --  The Deerslayer
  • This will not solve the problem which this crime exemplifies.
    Richard Wright  --  Native Son
  • Because I would be exemplifying things that are already undergoing a change.
    Jostein Gaarder  --  Sophie's World
  • They exemplify what I have said.
    Charles Dickens  --  Bleak House
  • So these two were each exemplifying the Vanity of this life, and each longing for what he or she could not get.
    William Makepeace Thackeray  --  Vanity Fair
  • The world-old phenomenon of the contact of diverse races of men is to have new exemplification during the new century.
    W. E. B. Du Bois  --  The Souls of Black Folk
  • (editor's note:  The suffix "-tion", converts a verb into a noun that denotes the action or result of the verb. Typically, there is a slight change in the ending of the root verb, as in action, education, and observation.)
  • Summer in America exemplifies fun.
    Nora Roberts  --  Summer Pleasures
  • His favorite biblical verse, Isaiah 1:18, exemplifies his passion for building coalitions: "Come now, let us reason together."
    Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Kennedy
  • They got there with courage best exemplified by Tony Stein's headlong charge.
    James Bradley  --  Flags of Our Fathers
  • It exemplified the complex ways that family trees grow behind bars, like topiaries trained into very odd shapes.
    Piper Kerman  --  Orange Is the New Black
  • To what extent does his abominable behaviour exemplify the attitude of the present American administration?
    Kazuo Ishiguro  --  The Remains of the Day
  • I thus became aware of the mutual relations between them and Mr. Pocket, which were exemplified in the following manner.
    Charles Dickens  --  Great Expectations

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