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Overview of verb embody

The verb embody has 3 senses? (first 3 from tagged texts)
1. (3) incarnate, body forth, embody, substantiate

(represent in bodily form; "He embodies all that is evil wrong with the system"; "The painting substantiates the feelings of the artist")

2. (3) embody, be, personify

(represent, as of a character on stage; "Derek Jacobi was Hamlet")

3. (1) embody

(represent or express something abstract in tangible form; "This painting embodies the feelings of the Romantic period")

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