Definition of epitome:
picture, image, substitution class, embodiment, mental image, figure, prototype, icon, figure of speech, quintessence, range, persona, double, exemplar, representative, type, range of a function, archetype, abbreviation, simulacrum, analysis, incarnation, exemplification, model, pattern, trope, personification, ikon, brief, ultimate, effigy, look-alike, paradigm, words, compend.
- focus (part of speech: noun)
- synopsis (part of speech: noun)
- "Captivating Mary Carstairs", Henry Sydnor Harrison.
And they walked off together, and told the other each an epitome of his history since they parted; and dined together cheaply, and spent a happy evening walking up and down the boulevards, and smoking many cigarettes- from the Madeleine to the Porte St.- Martin and back- again and again.- "The Martian", George Du Maurier.
- "The Voyage of the Vega round Asia and Europe, Volume I and Volume II", A.E. Nordenskieold.