One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘the railway station epitomizes the spirit of the nineteenth century’
embody, give form to, give shape to, incorporate
typify, exemplify, represent, be representative of, encapsulate, manifest, symbolize, stand for, illustrate, sum up
2‘for the benefit of our readers, we will epitomize the pamphlet’
summarize, abstract, synopsize, precis, make a outline of, make a résumé of, digest, encapsulate, recapitulate, sum up, put in a nutshell
abridge, condense, shorten, reduce, cut, cut down, cut short, abbreviate
expand on, elaborate
In this article we explore how to impress employers with a spot-on CV.