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From French personnifier

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personify (third-person singular simple present personifies, present participle personifying, simple past and past participle personified)

  1. (transitive) To be an example of; to have all the attributes of.
    Mozart could be said to personify musical genius.
  2. (transitive) To create a representation of (an abstract quality) in the form of a character.
    The writer personified death in the form of the Grim Reaper.

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