Example sentences for: incarnations

How can you use “incarnations” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Powell needs no explication; rather, her wit makes us laugh, her characters are likely to be people we know (in their late-20 th -century incarnations), and her honesty and emotional courage can take our mutual breath away.

  • Because "history moves in response to narratives, dream images, heroes, heroines, and myths," women need to think of themselves as latter-day incarnations of "Diana, avenger of insult; Sheba, a responsible, politically influential sovereign; and Nike, the feminine spirit of victory."

  • As Leigh skips back and forth between past and present, he spotlights the contrast between the well-coiffed woman and strung-out teen-ager; gradually, the two incarnations merge.

  • Other books, written with his brother, deal with other aspects of language; in addition to two novels, he has written five books on politics among which-- curiously--is not included his Dictionary of Politics , entitled Safire's New Political Dictionary in its later incarnations.

  • All this would be simple enough but for the fact that the gods have appeared on earth in different incarnations, or avatars, with different names, forms, and natures.


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