Notebook, 1993-



Worthy, Commendable . . . . . Model or Pattern to be Copied or Imitated . . . . Original or Achetype . . . . Typical Example or Instance . . . .

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Exemplar n. 1. a model or pattern to be copied or imitated: He is the exemplar of patriotic virtue. 2. a typical example or instance. 3. an original or achetype: Plato thought nature but a copy of ideal exemplars. 4. a copy of a book or text. . . .

Exemplary adj. 1. worthy of imitation; commendable. 2. serving as a warning: an examplary penalty. 3. serving as a model or pattern. 4. serving as an illustration or specimen; illustrative; typical. 5. of, pertaining to, or composed of exempla: the exemplary literature of the medieval period. . . .

[Urdang, Laurence, ed. Random House Dictionary of The English Language. New York: Random House, 1968.]



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