n. person or thing regarded as embodying or exhibiting some quality, idea
The incarnation of Jesus Christ is a basic tenet of Christian theology.
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Of course there is the expression of an official in Pilate and of pity in Christ, seeing that one is the incarnation of the fleshly and the other of the spiritual life.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Suddenly he had become almost wistfully moral, seeing himself the incarnation of good, and people like Mellors and Connie the incarnation of mud, of evil.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence Context
The White Whale swam before him as the monomaniac incarnation of all those malicious agencies which some deep men feel eating in them, till they are left living on with half a heart and half a lung.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville Context
You became to me the visible incarnation of that unseen ideal whose memory haunts us artists like an exquisite dream.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde Context
When Jurgis had made himself familiar with the Socialist literature, as he would very quickly, he would get glimpses of the Beef Trust from all sorts of aspects, and he would find it everywhere the same; it was the incarnation of blind and insensate Greed.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair Context