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1. Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0
abbreviation, abbreviature, abrege, abridgement, abridgment, abstract, antetype, antitype, apocope, archetype, biotype, breviary, brief, capsule, classic example, compend, compendium, compression, condensation, condensed version, conspectus, contraction, criterion, curtailment, digest, draft, elision, ellipsis, embodiment, essence, exemplar, foreshortening, fugleman, fugler, genotype, head, imitatee, last word, lead, mirror, model, original, outline, overview, pandect, paradigm, pattern, personification, precedent, precis, prototype, quintessence, recap, recapitulation, reduction, representative, resume, retrenchment, review, rubric, rule, shortened version, shortening, skeleton, sketch, standard, sum, summary, summation, summing-up, survey, syllabus, syncope, synopsis, telescoping, thumbnail sketch, topical outline, truncation, type, type species, type specimen, typical example, ultimate, urtext
Dictionary Results for epitome:
1. WordNet® 3.0 (2006)
    n 1: a standard or typical example; "he is the prototype of good
         breeding"; "he provided America with an image of the good
         father" [syn: prototype, paradigm, epitome, image]
    2: a brief abstract (as of an article or book)

2. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Epitome \E*pit"o*me\, n.; pl. Epitomes. [L., fr. Gr. ? a
   surface incision, also, and abridgment, fr. ? to cut into,
   cut short; 'epi` upon + te`mnein to cut: cf. F. ['e]pitome.
   See Tome.]
   1. A work in which the contents of a former work are reduced
      within a smaller space by curtailment and condensation; a
      brief summary; an abridgement.
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            [An] epitome of the contents of a very large book.
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   2. A compact or condensed representation of anything;
      something possessing conspicuously or to a high degree the
      qualities of a class.
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            An epitome of English fashionable life. --Carlyle.
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            A man so various that he seemed to be
            Not one, but all mankind's epitome.   --Dryden.

   Syn: Abridgement; compendium; compend; abstract; synopsis;
        abbreviature. See Abridgment.
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