exemplar

[ ig-zem-pler, -plahr ]SEE DEFINITION OF exemplar
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The principle of these two young ladies is proposed as an exemplar to her sex.

No mention now of the Eurasian exemplar, the synthetic "over-man."

It might be truthfully said of her, that she was an exemplar for all who knew her.

But its development was scarcely appreciable, from lack of opportunity and of exemplar.

Who would expect Sir Sidney Lee to have had so remote an exemplar?

The term Imm then becomes equal to the word leader or exemplar.

Take your lives to the Exemplar in that fashion, and go over them bit by bit.

When he might have been an exemplar there was no one who dared to follow him.

He was the exemplar of proper rest even as he was the exemplar of proper work.

Few resisted, but the spirit of Belgium was to find at least one exemplar.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., "original model of the universe in the mind of God," later (mid-15c.) "model of virtue," from Old French exemplaire (14c.) and directly from Late Latin exemplarium, from Latin exemplum (see example).

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