The Closing Word: Epitome


Image of Closing Word LogoThis week we continue our vocabulary-building series, “The Closing Word.” Each week we provide a new word to help build your vocabulary and show you an example of how to use it.

This week’s closing word:

epitome

Pronounced: (uh-PIH-tuh-mee)

Noun:
1. a standard or typical example
2. the ultimate representative of its class

Synonyms: Synonyms include: personification, embodiment, incarnation, paragon

Example:
“With it’s low-pitched, gabled roof and porch surrounded by tapered columns, this California home is theepitome¬†of crafstman style.”

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