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epitome

noun [U]    /ɪˈpɪt̬·ə·mi/
the typical or highest example of a stated quality , as shown by a particular person or thing: He was the epitome of the fashionable gentleman . epitomize    /ɪˈpɪt̬·əˌmɑɪz/ verb [T] His recordings came to epitomize American popular singing at its finest .
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