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exemplify (something) by (something)

To do or use something to highlight something else. She exemplifies compassion by her warm, loving demeanor.
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exemplify something by something

to use something to explain or illustrate something. He exemplifies wisdom by his decisions. Roger exemplifies virtue by the way he treats his employees.
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Ce sont details fugitifs pour designer une sensation, exemplifier une passion, appuyer une reflexion.
Such leaders, in fact are the good exemplifiers of the tasks they are dealing with; 6) The Commanding/Coercive Leadership gives clear directions based on his own thinking and knowledge, because he considers himself to be the authority.
He also deals with immanent universals as depicted in Armstrong's ontology (and the chapter has a wonderful summary of that ontology), namely, as multiply located entities spatially in or at the location of their exemplifiers.
Some of my respondents' narratives will serve as exemplifiers of what Peter Sloterdijk calls modern cynicism (Sloterdijk, 1984).
Harm and harmlessness are indeed frequent exemplifiers of kusala and akusala acts, typically, though not here, specifying harm to oneself and/or to others (e.
Not surprisingly, since their discovery from the 1970s onwards, Jones's small studies have been claimed as exemplifiers of a distinctly modern sensibility.
In some cases, various forms of illicit sexual activity (consensual, coerced, and for economic exchange) are also mislabeled as exemplifiers of democracy.
1) There are female exemplifiers of the mikiliste mode of success-for example, the nightclub owner Josee Kongolo, who is a member of an exclusive band of patrons close to Papa Wemba known as the 'jet set'--but the choices and dynamics that face women participants in this demimonde are distinctive, and I consider them elsewhere.
This poem, I contend, highlights the authority that accrues to women as exemplifiers of the doctrine of reserve's central tenets, including the capacity to determine community membership.