Definition of the living image of in US English:

the living image of

phrase

  • An exact copy or likeness of.

    • ‘And thus we know, as Kepler concluded, that man is made in the image, the living image of the Creator, to discover and use these universal principles, and to change the universe by using them.’
    • ‘You who refuse to bow before images also refuse to bow before the Son of God who is the living image of the invisible God, and his unchanging likeness.’
    • ‘Perhaps it was just the bitterness of her home life shinning through, but for whatever reason, Holiday was the living image of bitterness.’
    • ‘His tiger side had saved his life often, yet it was just as capable of making him into the living image of a dangerous animal.’
    exact, faithful, true to life, speaking, authentic, genuine
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