Epitome vs Maker - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between epitome and maker

is that epitome is (label) (embodiment or encapsulation of) while maker is .

As a verb maker is

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epitome

English

Noun

(wikipedia epitome) (en-noun)
  • (of a class of items) The embodiment or encapsulation of.
  • (of a class of items) A representative example.
  • (of a class of items) The height; the best.
  • (of a written document) A brief summary.
  • Usage notes

    The sense ‘the height, the best’ is considered incorrect by some; instead, `pinnacle' may be preferred.

    Synonyms

    * (an embodiment of) in a nutshell (modern idiom), synopsis * (the best) greatest * (a summary) abstract, synopsis

    Antonyms

    * antithesis

    Derived terms

    * epitomize * epitomic * epitomical

    maker

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • Someone who makes; a person or thing that makes or produces something.
  • (usually, capitalized and preceded by the) God.
  • A poet.
  • * 2000 , , The Book of Prefaces , Bloomsbury 2002, p. 9:
  • It is refreshing to read how makers find great allies in the past to help them tackle the present. It helps us to see that literature is a conversation across boundaries of nation, century and language.
  • (obsolete, legal) Someone who signs a cheque or promissory note, thereby becoming responsible for payment.
  • Derived terms

    * brushmaker * homemaker * troublemaker * widow-maker

    Anagrams

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