Theo is the epitome or perfect example of kindness; everyone adores him for the thoughtful and generous way he treats his friends. Nobody can quite believe how nice he is, especially considering that his father Tad is the epitome or best example of a spoiled, rich person. Tad seems to believe that he is the epitome of or last word in being “cool,” but he’s really just a thoughtless jerk. It’s good that Theo is redefining the family name as the epitome or essence of goodness.
Quiz: What is the epitome of something?
- It is the best illustration of it.
- It is the easiest explanation of it.
- It is the simplest possible form of it.