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With “no-good dirty Commies” decommissioned since the 1990s, screenwriters and studio executives tried their best to find convincing personifications of pure evil that would not perpetuate noxious stereotypes or hoary cliches.
Chaucer probably found this name precisely where he found his personification of Pity, viz.
I had at first thought it might be "rumorous eyes;" but the personification would then be wanting.
Cyrano, who put to flight one hundred men, could not be expected to fear a person, much less a personification.
CYRANO DE BERGERACEDMOND ROSTAND
Then she moved away to the music, an exquisite figure, the personification of all that was alluring in her sex.
THE DOUBLE FOURE. PHILLIPS OPPENHEIM
While some are held up as models of virtue, others may be regarded as the very personification of evil.
CHARLES DURANTHE AUTHOR OF THE WALDOS
The distorted god, being a great admirer of the personification of wisdom, demanded Minerva in marriage.
It wears (let the violent personification be pardoned) a hanging lip, and a wrinkle in abeyance, and an eye in suspense.
CERES' RUNAWAYALICE MEYNELL
He was always hunting down some new personification, and when he had got it, adding it to the list he kept.
QUESTIONABLE SHAPESWILLIAM DEAN HOWELLS
"Ah, yes--a personification," he repeated with a freshness of interest, which he presently accounted for.
QUESTIONABLE SHAPESWILLIAM DEAN HOWELLS
SYNONYM OF THE DAYAPRIL 23, 2021

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