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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 epit·o·mize /-ˌmaɪz/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 E·pit·o·mize v. t. [imp. & p. p. Epitomized p. pr. & vb. n. Epitomizing.]
 1. To make an epitome of; to shorten or abridge, as a writing or discourse; to reduce within a smaller space; as, to epitomize the works of Justin.
 2. To diminish, as by cutting off something; to curtail; as, to epitomize words. [Obs.]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v : embody the essential characteristics of or be a typical
          example of; "The fugue typifies Bach's style of
          composition" [syn: typify, epitomise]