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embodiment
used in The Lords of Discipline

8 uses
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Definition
a physical representation of a concept
  • In his simplicity and radiant faith in all systems of order, Gauldin represented to me the embodiment of the Institute man.
    Chapter 1.9 (9% in)
  • As an embodiment of conscious slovenliness, I had been a private for four consecutive years, and my classmates, demonstrating remarkable powers of discrimination, had consistently placed me near the bottom of my class.
    Chapter 1.1 (14% in)
  • They listened because they feared me as the moment's appointed embodiment of the system.
    Chapter 1.9 (62% in)
  • Swarming about me were the disembodied faces of Annie Kate, Pearce, the Bear, the General, Abigail, Poteete, Alexander—faces, faces, faces, too many of them at once.
    Chapter 1.15 (18% in)
  • Their voices seemed to come from everywhere, from nowhere, disembodied, disengaged.
    Chapter 2.16 (79% in)
  • I thought this was the education I desired and that in Tradd's mother I had found a woman who embodied every quality of grace and intelligence and virtue that I would look for in a wife.
    Chapter 2.18 (50% in)
  • They worked on him in squads of three, screaming at him in those other-worldly, disembodied voices.
    Chapter 4.38 (20% in)
  • In the background was a figure estranged and disembodied from the others, the unmistakable figure of the Bear, smoking his cigar and overseeing the proceedings with a malevolently inappropriate grin.
    Chapter 4.39 (37% in)

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