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Verb: epitomise  i'pi-tu,mIz or e'pi-tu,mIz
Usage: Brit (N. Amer: epitomize)
  1. Embody the essential characteristics of or be a typical example of
    "The fugue epitomises Bach's style of composition";
    - typify, epitomize

Derived forms: epitomises, epitomised, epitomising

Type of: represent, stand for, symbol [archaic], symbolise [Brit], symbolize, typify