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Sample sentences for the GRE study word embody

embody can be used as a verb

1.Askers embody themselves in me and I am embodied in them. - from Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman
2.What men attempt to embody in the word "thought," is this matter in motion. - from The Works of Edgar Allan Poe by Edgar Allan Poe
3.I would not, if I could, here or to-day, embody a record of my later years of unspeakable misery, and unpardonable crime. - from The Works of Edgar Allan Poe by Edgar Allan Poe
4.As I saw them with the spiritual eye, before I attempted to embody them, they were striking but my hand would not second my fancy, and in each case it had wrought out but a pale portrait of the thing I had conceived. - from Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
5.It is singular, however, how long a time often passes before words embody things and with what security two persons, who choose to avoid a certain subject, may approach its very verge, and retire without disturbing it. - from The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne
6.Throughout them all, giving up her individuality, she would become the general symbol at which the preacher and moralist might point, and in which they might vivify and embody their images of woman's frailty and sinful passion. - from The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne
7.Still we may fairly assume that it was his purpose, ultimately to embody the results of his investigation in a_ "Trattato delle Cupole." _The amount of materials is remarkably extensive. - from The Notebooks of Leonardo Da Vinci, Complete by Leonardo Da Vinci

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