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epitome

a summary of a written work; abstract
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Thus Uncle Venner was a miscellaneous old gentleman, partly himself, but, in good measure, somebody else; patched together, too, of different epochs; an epitome of times and fashions.
Courted by my step-mother, who regards him as the epitome of human wisdom; admired by my father, who says he has never before heard such sublime ideas so eloquently expressed; idolized by Edward, who, notwithstanding his fear of the count's large black eyes, runs to meet him the moment he arrives, and opens his hand, in which he is sure to find some delightful present, -- M.
Pelet's school was merely an epitome of the Belgian nation.
Uttering a low querulous growl, the speaker, whose harsh countenance was the very epitome of selfishness, raked the scanty fire nearly out of the grate, and, emptying the glass which Noggs had pushed towards him, inquired where he kept his coals.
Patrick's Cathedral bears this inscription of his own composing, the best possible epitome of his career:
FiLLi's founder and owner, Rafih Filli, once again flew in from Dubai, to take part in the event alongside members of The Epitome Group and Dadabhai Travel.
The UPA regime (2004-2014) was the epitome of corruption, insensitivity, cheating and irresponsible.
by Times News Service For the ultimate summer retreat Six Senses Hotels Resorts offer specialised packages to experience the epitome of luxury.
Roger was the epitome of Bond, witty, sophisticated, elegant, funny.
Riteish Deshmukh: The epitome of beauty, elegance and grace.
IN our eyes the Duchess of Cambridge can do no wrong and here again she is the epitome of elegance attending the commemorations of 100 years since Britain's entry into the First World War in Belgium.
Some varieties of oats carry a cross-reactive epitome (feature) that resembles the same epitome in alpha-gliadin.