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exemplify

verb act the part of, actualize, be taken for, be the equivalent of, betoken, cite, connote, convey an immression, delineate, demonstrate, denote, depict, display, elucidate, embody, enucleate, evidence, evince, exhibit, explicate, express, give an example, give an instance, give concrete form to, illuminate, illustrate, indicate, instance, make clear by examples, make evident, make manifest, make obvious, make plain, manifest, picture, point to, portray by example, produce an instance, render manifest, represent, show by example, signify, stand for, typify
Associated concepts: exemplified copies
See also: adduce, bear, characterize, cite, clarify, comment, define, demonstrate, denote, depict, elucidate, establish, evidence, explain, illustrate, personify, portray, represent, signify, state

exemplify

to make an official copy of a document from public records under seal or to transcribe a legal document.
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In Chapter One, Ehring addresses the distinction between universals and particulars: in it, he argues that the standard exemplification accounts fail.
This figure of speech sometimes produces a sense of anticlimax; therefore, some of the exemplifications I provide for bathos from that comedic philosopher Woody Allen could also do double duty as instances of paraprosdokian.
Macdonald eventually defends a property exemplification account of events by exploring the work of Jaegwon Kim and Lawrence Lombard.
The articles featured span the range from theoretical to practical exemplifications of the use of theater in an Italian class, and offer in-depth critical analysis as well as concrete suggestions on how to utilize specific texts in a class of Italian language and culture.
At the same time, for Poliziano poetry has a cathartic effect on the reader as it places before his/her eyes positive and negative exemplifications of the effects of human passions.
Blakeslee analyzes these incidents, chiefly confrontations between the Nation of Islam and the four Jewish organizations as exemplifications of how the structure and needs of these organizations affected their strategies in coping with these events and in the outcome of the conflicts.
137) for other exemplifications of the same theme, facilitating the development of the topos in pure and applied secular art.
In his general introduction, the editor, Tilman Nagel, sees the contributions assembled in this book as exemplifications of the following diagnosis: "A sober and impartial analysis of the forces that promoted the expansion of Europe was, with the possible exception of Japan, almost entirely absent" (translated from the German).