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in•car•nate



Pronunciation: (
adj.in-kär'nit, -nāt;
v.in-kär'nāt),
[key]
adj., v., -nat•ed, -nat•ing.


adj.
1. embodied in flesh; given a bodily, esp. a human, form: a devil incarnate.
2. personified or typified, as a quality or idea: chivalry incarnate.
3. flesh-colored or crimson.

v.t.
1. to put into or represent in a concrete form, as an idea: The building incarnates the architect's latest theories.
2. to be the embodiment or type of: Her latest book incarnates the literature of our day.
3. to embody in flesh; invest with a bodily, esp. a human, form: a man who incarnated wisdom and compassion.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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