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 Meanings and Examples of EPITOME
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epitome
 n.  representative or perfect example of a class or type; brief summary, as of a book or article
Example Sentence:
1  Singing "I am the very model of a modern Major-General," in The Pirates of Penzance, Major-General Stanley proclaimed himself the epitome of an officer and a gentleman.
2  The divisions we see in this school are the epitome of those occurring throughout the whole country.
Classic Sentence:
1  He hated Ellen O'Hara above anyone else, for she was the epitome of all that he hated in Southerners.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER V
2  Mr. Harthouse professed himself in the highest degree instructed and refreshed, by this condensed epitome of the whole Coketown question.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER II