V2 Vocabulary Building Dictionary



Definition: 1. a representative example or embodiment of something; 2. a short abstract written to describe a longer text

Synonyms: representation, sample, model, embodiment, essence, outline, abstract

Antonyms: anomaly

Tips: If something is the epitome of something, it embodies and communicates its essence. It is a perfect model or example.

Usage Examples:

That band was the epitome of the 1960's music scene. (representation, sample, essence)

He was a model student and the epitome of a hard worker. (model, example)

The band "Guns N' Roses" was the epitome of a talented, yet self-destructive, rock group. (example)

To many, Donald Trump is the epitome of a successful business man. (embodiment)

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