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embody (something) in (something)

For an entity to represent something else in its entirety. A noun or pronoun can be used between "embody" and "in." The worst impulses of our country are embodied in those greedy, unscrupulous banks.
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embody something in something

to actualize something in something; to make something represent something else in actuality. I tried to embody both good and evil in my painting. A strong sense of morality is embodied in her writing.
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Through a discussion of canonical texts by Eisenstein, Bazin, and Barthes, I hope to evoke some sense of how students can be encouraged to "experience themselves otherwise" through their engagement with film theory--as passionate producers rather than cool consumers, as believers rather than facile skeptics, and as embodied rather than disembodied thinkers.
Behnisch's institute shows that by bringing this issue into the foreground, the overall cost to the environment can be cut from around 150 and 200 per cent of the initial investment -- the figure for most current buildings -- to around 127 per cent [3] This is achieved by considering embodied energy, operating energy, local resources and recycling.
Adopted out of an impoverished childhood, and perhaps illegitimacy, into the upper reaches of Harlem society by a Methodist minister, living a barely concealed gay life while still marrying Yolande Du Bois, Cullen embodied the contradictory social significance of varying masculine styles in his one body.
A contemporary theology of the cross must also speak more clearly of the consequences of evil or the demonic as they are embodied within the protagonists and peoples of history.
Just to illustrate, wood has a low embodied energy compared to steel, which requires a lot of energy to process.
Presentation of the Sites Embodied Cyprus festival.
The 45th National Day Festival in the Governorate of Dhofarincluded / 9 / heritagetableaus that embodied the love and loyalty to the builder of the Modern Renaissance of Oman and pride in the achievements of the Renaissance in the national epic included a historical presentation, a picture of the present and a vision for the future of Oman under the leadership of His Majesty Sultan Qaboos Bin Said.
In this week's issue, the brains behind Abu Dhabi's Masdar City use their experience to illustrate the importance of reducing levels of embodied carbon within GCC buildings.
The project is dealing with methods for evaluating embodied energy and carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions of buildings, to develop guidelines that contribute to practitioners further understanding of the evaluation methods and to helping them to find better design and construction solutions of buildings with less embodied energy and CO2 emissions.
Besides the valuable contribution of housing sector in betterment of human life, the building materials used also make a significant contribution in embodied CO2 emissions through their life cycle.
We, the Embodied Spirits of Earth, in order to form a more peaceful global existence at a higher level of evolution-one that is established in integrity and responsibility, ensures global and domestic tranquility, provides for the common good, promotes healthy and joyous welfare, and secures the Blessings of Liberty for ourselves and for Posterity--do ordain and establish this Declaration of Spirit Rights.
As second-generation approaches to narrative develop new models for the process of interpretation, partly on the back of empirical research into embodied responses to reading, the question of what a model for the 'embodied reader' might look like arises.
The Embodied Soul Center is an amazing resource to help people who are struggling with mental health issues, but don't want to utilize medications or harsh western medical practices.
Central to the theory and practice of art, embodied fantasy is also under the consideration of those in the fields of neuroscience, cognitive sciences, philosophy, and phenomenology.
The authors wrote that embodied cognition is an emerging field in psychology that examines how our thoughts and emotions interact with our bodies to guide behaviour.