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personification

  

      n  
1    the attribution of human characteristics to things, abstract ideas, etc., as for literary or artistic effect  
2    the representation of an abstract quality or idea in the form of a person, creature, etc., as in art and literature  
3    a person or thing that personifies  
4    a person or thing regarded as an embodiment of a quality  
he is the personification of optimism     
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personification

  
  
embodiment, epitome, image, incarnation, likeness, portrayal, recreation, representation, semblance  

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