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  • nounperfect example
  • nounabbreviation

synonyms for epitome

  • apotheosis
  • embodiment
  • essence
  • exemplar
  • personification
  • archetype
  • exemplification
  • illustration
  • quintessence
  • representation
  • type
  • typification
  • ultimate
  • last word
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antonyms for epitome

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  • addition
  • enlargement
  • expansion
  • extension
  • increase
  • addition
  • increase
  • extension
  • enlargement
  • expansion
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How to use epitome in a sentence

Maurice “Rocket” Richard was the best hockey player on the planet then — the epitome of a goal scorer8 — but he was also a bit of a cheap-shot artist.
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Then there’s Elizabeth — who is chocolate brown and described as “the epitome of decorum and grace.”
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Bezos has become a subject of public fascination and, on the left, public ire as an epitome of America’s billionaire class, especially since rising to the No.
ELON MUSK DETHRONES JEFF BEZOS AS THE WORLD’S RICHEST PERSONTHEODORE SCHLEIFERJANUARY 7, 2021VOX
The resume of Atlanta’s Younghoe Koo is the epitome of a winding NFL kicking career.
PLACEKICKERS WITH NFL DREAMS FACE A WINDING, RISKY PATHMARISA INGEMIDECEMBER 18, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
The house meal, then, is the epitome of comfort food —not in the broad sense, but when and how it actually matters.
CELEBRATE THE HOUSE MEAL, THE GO-TO DISH FOR WHEN THERE’S NO ONE TO SATISFY BUT YOURSELFJAYA SAXENASEPTEMBER 30, 2020EATER
To this end they spread a distorted epitome of his favourite views, amongst their retainers.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
We have given an epitome of the development of the submarine vessel up to the opening of the twentieth century.
THE WONDER BOOK OF KNOWLEDGEVARIOUS
Chaucer refers us to Aleyn's description on account of its unmerciful length; it was hopeless to attempt even an epitome of it.
CHAUCER'S WORKS, VOLUME 1 (OF 7) -- ROMAUNT OF THE ROSE; MINOR POEMSGEOFFREY CHAUCER
Your average woman shopping is the epitome of irresolution, or so it seems to the man.
THE IDYL OF TWIN FIRESWALTER PRICHARD EATON
The Epitome of Gemistus Pletho, referred to above, is of great value, and held in the highest estimation by all editors.
THE GEOGRAPHY OF STRABO, VOLUME III (OF 3)STRABO
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WORDS RELATED TO EPITOME

  • breviary
  • compend
  • compendium
  • curtailment
  • decrease
  • digest
  • diminution
  • epitome
  • lessening
  • outline
  • reduction
  • sketch
  • summary
  • synopsis
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.