Synonyms for embody
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incarnate, body forth, embody, substantiateverb
represent in bodily form
"He embodies all that is evil wrong with the system"; "The painting substantiates the feelings of the artist"
embody, be, personifyverb
represent, as of a character on stage
"Derek Jacobi was Hamlet"
represent or express something abstract in tangible form
"This painting embodies the feelings of the Romantic period"
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I do not believe any of our coaches, administrators, or other university personnel acted wrongfully, nor do I believe that any one of them failed to live up to the high moral standards that we value and that they embody in their work every day.
America is the world's living myth. There's no sense of wrong when you kill an American or blame America for some local disaster. This is our function, to be character types, to embody recurring themes that people can use to comfort themselves, justify themselves and so on. We're here to accommodate. Whatever people need, we provide. A myth is a useful thing.
Politicians -- power itself -- are abject because they merely embody the profound contempt people have for their own lives. One should be grateful to the politicians for accepting the abstractness of power, and ridding others of its burden. This inevitably kills them but they get their revenge by passing onto others the corpse of power.
To rescue our children we will have to let them save us from the power we embody: we will have to trust the very difference that they forever personify. And we will have to allow them the choice, without fear of death: that they may come and do likewise or that they may come and that we will follow them, that a little child will lead us back to the child we will always be, vulnerable and wanting and hurting for love and for beauty.
What is all wisdom save a collection of platitudes. Take fifty of our current proverbial sayings-- they are so trite, so threadbare. None the less they embody the concentrated experience of the race, and the man who orders his life according to their teachings cannot be far wrong. Has any man ever attained to inner harmony by pondering the experience of others? Not since the world began! He must pass through fire.
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- олицетворявам, въплъщавамBulgarian
- ztělesňovat, zahrnoutCzech
- personificar, encarnarSpanish
- ilmentää, [[olla]] [[jonkin]] [[ruumiillistuma]], käsittää, sisältääFinnish
- représenter, personnifier, incarnerFrench
- personificar, encarnar, incorporarPortuguese
- олицетворя́ть, олицетвори́ть, воплоти́ть, воплоща́тьRussian
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