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epitomize


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Epitomize  \E*pit"o*mize\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Epitomized};  p. 
  pr  &  vb  n.  {Epitomizing}.] 
  1.  To  make  an  epitome  of  to  shorten  or  abridge,  as  a  writing 
  or  discourse;  to  reduce  within  a  smaller  space;  as  to 
  epitomize  the  works  of  Justin. 
 
  2.  To  diminish,  as  by  cutting  off  something  to  curtail;  as 
  to  epitomize  words  [Obs.]  --Addison. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  epitomize 
  v  :  be  typical  of  [syn:  {typify}] 




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