Brown was the epitome of the post-feminist idea of her time as an over 40 single mother with a powerful career.
However he may have failed in handling the Sandusky affair, he was the epitome of calm in the face of difficult challenges.
It was the epitome of Kim Kardashian, and a fitting summation of the Year of Butt.
He ends partisan gridlock by trying to banish a practice that has become the epitome of partisan gridlock.
He really is the epitome of the cliché “women want him and men want to be him.”
That "I am" seems a sort of epitome of the humanism, not to say of the pathos of the humanism of the time.
"He does not love me and I do not deserve that he should," was her epitome of the situation.
There is no need to form an abstract or epitome of a work in which nothing is superfluous, nothing valueless.
Mrs. Delamere is doubtless an epitome of all the virtues, but I never heard of her.
The author has drawn fully from the best writers on the subject, and her book is an epitome of the best thought of all.
1520s, "an abstract; brief statement of the chief points of some writing," from Middle French épitomé (16c.), from Latin epitome "abridgment," from Greek epitome "abridgment," from epitemnein "cut short, abridge," from epi "into" (see epi-) + temnein "to cut" (see tome). Sense of "person or thing that typifies something" is first recorded c.1600.