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personification

noun
     
per‧son‧i‧fi‧ca‧tion
1

the personification of something

someone who is a perfect example of a quality because they have a lot of it:
He became the personification of the financial excess of the 1980s.
2 [uncountable and countable] the representation of a thing or a quality as a person, in literature or art
personification of
the personification of rivers in fifth-century art

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