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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:
The researchers concluded that since there is no way to screen every variety of oats on the market for alpha-gliadin-type epitomes, the best approach for patients with celiac disease would be to consider oats cross-reactive and eliminate them from their diet.
Tras el Prefacio, el traductor escribe una Introduccion de 17 paginas, donde aclara que en la obra de Averroes como comentarista pueden ser distinguidos cuatro tipos de escritos, a saber, los grandes comentarios, las parafrasis, los epitomes y las cuestiones concretas.
The teachers' argumentative texts that are discussed in the paper arise from their participation in teaching-learning sequences designed to improve their argumentation skills via three synergic model-based operations: analyzing epitomes of arguments, (co-)constructing new arguments, and meta-theoretically reflecting upon them.
see defect and disintegration; or we can use these glyphic tests as purgatives and cordials by which to 'rectify / Nature' and those epitomes of nature they help us learn we are" (98-99).
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