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  • n  a new personification of a familiar idea
    the incarnation of evil
  • n  (Christianity) the Christian doctrine of the union of God and man in the person of Jesus Christ
  • n  time passed in a particular bodily form
    he believes that his life will be better in his next incarnation
  • n  the act of attributing human characteristics to abstract ideas etc.

  • By incarnation, death and Resurrection, Christ triumphs over Satan and rescues humanity from evil: The Paying-a-Debt Theory Christ sacrificed himself to make amends for sins against .
  • Adolf Hitler or the incarnation of absolute evil; this is how future generations will remember the all-powerful Fuehrer of the criminal Third Reich.
  • Then last year the guru wed his secretary, Marolyn Johnson, a non-Hindu former airline stewardess, and declared her to be the incarnation of the ten-armed, tiger-riding goddess .
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    June 17, 2013 - WGN TV Chicago
  • Second City co-founder Bernard Sahlins dies at 90
    Bernard Sahlins was for years the cigar-puffing patriarch of Chicago’s Second City comedy theater, which he co-founded in Old Town with Howard Alk and Paul Sills more than five decades ago. Launched on Dec.16, 1959, during a renaissance of American humor, The Second City — whose first incarnation was funded with $6,000 of Mr. Sahlins’ money — quickly gained national notice and was instrumental ...
    June 17, 2013 - Chicago Sun-Times
  • Lois Lane and the Case for the Female Superhero Movie
    Just moments after we first meet Amy Adams' incarnation of Lois Lane in Man of Steel she looks up at Christopher Meloni's colonel and says, as a transition, "if we're done measuring dicks..." Even in this oh-so-serious superhero movie, it comes as a shock: finally an attempt to characterize our heroine as a modern shit-talking, hard-drinking, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist. But as the movie ...
    June 14, 2013 - The Atlantic Wire via Yahoo! News

  • Laura Ziskin in Hollywood Outbreak (blog)
    Producer Laura Ziskin said, "We are thrilled to have Andrew Garfield for this new incarnation of Spider-Man under Marc Webb's direction. We were fortunate enough to meet with a group of fantastically talented young men. In the end, we all agreed...
  • Jacques Chirac in Washington Post
    President Jacques Chirac said in a statement, "We have lost a great figure, a conscience, an incarnation of goodness."
  • Tom Anderson in Washington Post
    We felt like we reached a point where MySpace in its original incarnation had peaked in a way,Anderson said in an interview. "We were wondering how we can expand our market and appeal to new people. We looked at some of the reasons why...

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