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 Meanings and Examples of EMBODY
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embody
 v.  give a bodily form to; represent in bodily or material form; incorporate
Classic Sentence: (19 in 2 pages)
1  She had shown her artistic intelligence in selecting a type so like her own that she could embody the person represented without ceasing to be herself.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 12
2  The very ideal of ignominy was embodied and made manifest in this contrivance of wood and iron.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In II. THE MARKET-PLACE
3  The objects that had made a shadow hitherto, embodied the brightness now.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In XVIII. A FLOOD OF SUNSHINE
4  She was like Hope embodied, to me.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 35. DEPRESSION
5  Her sombre violence constrained him: she seemed the embodied instrument of fate.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In IX
6  Carol thought she heard a grunt from the traveling salesman at the end of the table, and Kennicott's jerking elbow was a grunt embodied.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER V
7  some of whose features are also embodied in this.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: 5 Perplexity among Honest People
8  The lineaments which will get embodied in ideals based upon this new recognition will probably be akin to those of Yeobright.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 3: 1 "My Mind to Me a Kingdom Is"
9  But whether the sorrow was too vast to be embodied in music, or music too ethereal to uplift a mortal woe, he soon discovered that the Requiem was beyond him just at present.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER FORTY-ONE
10  In the words which you have been good enough to utter," said Chichikov with a bow, "there is embodied much justice.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Gogol
Get Context   In PART 2: CHAPTER II
11  Nothing suited his condition then better than the doctrines of passive submission embodied in the newly learned Christianity.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois
Get Context   In X
12  She knew that her mother was the embodiment of justice, truth, loving tenderness and profound wisdom--a great lady.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER III
13  His own person was the exact embodiment of his utilitarian character.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 16. The Ship.
14  As it seemed to me at the time, such a grand embodiment of adoration of the gods was never beheld, even in Persia, the home of the fire worshippers.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 86. The Tail.
15  Many of them were delicious in the role; one of them was the embodiment of every womanly grace and charm.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Get Context   In IV
Example Sentence:
1  Cheering on his rival Mark McGwire's efforts to break Roger Maris's home run record, Sammy Sosa did embody the spirit of true sportsmanship.
2  The article embodied all his opinions on the incident.
3  His centrist, compromising instincts, embodied in the New Democrat covenant, alienated core constituencies while failing to impress opponents.
4  She embodied good sportsmanship on the playing field.
5  Kennett embodied in one man an unusual range of science, music and religion.
6  The figurehead embodied the spirit of a ship and was originally believed to placate the gods of the sea and ensure a safe voyage.
7  The fall from grace is embodied in capitalism; man is redeemed as the proletariat rises up against its exploiters and creates a communist utopia.
8  The flag is the embodiment, not of sentiment, but of history.
9  A former company executive describes him as the embodiment of Nike's image.
10  She embodies her principles in her behavior.
11  The new car embodies many improvements.
12  The person who embodies democracy at the local level is the mayor.
13  To me he embodies all the best qualities of a teacher.
14  NASA embodies the pursuit of knowledge in unexplored regions of the universe, as well as the universe of the mind.