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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Represent a character, for example on stage; Represent or express something abstract in bodily form.

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  • By practicing together, the performers master a common code and thus embody a sense of the company's aesthetic borders.
  • The titles embody speed and strength, the fundamentals of sport.
  • The metaphysical causation (i.e. magic) these narratives embody is therefore seen as applicable in the real world.
  • That his feeling for Julia begins in this way means that their relationship, whatever genuine value it may embody, is shadowed by it. for more
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