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Definition of incarnate adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

incarnate

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BrE BrE//ɪnˈkɑːnət//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ɪnˈkɑːrnət//
 
(usually after nouns) (formal) in human form The leader seemed the devil incarnate. My aunt is generosity incarnate.
Word Origin late Middle English: from ecclesiastical Latin incarnat- ‘made flesh’, from the verb incarnare, from in- ‘into’ + caro, carn- ‘flesh’.
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