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 for embodiment
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Embodiment \Em*bod"i*ment\, n.
     1. The act of embodying; the state of being embodied.
        [1913 Webster]
     2. That which embodies or is embodied; representation in a
        physical body; a completely organized system, like the
        body; as, the embodiment of courage, or of courtesy; the
        embodiment of true piety.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: a new personification of a familiar idea; "the embodiment
           of hope"; "the incarnation of evil"; "the very avatar of
           cunning" [syn: embodiment, incarnation, avatar]
      2: a concrete representation of an otherwise nebulous concept;
         "a circle was the embodiment of his concept of life" [syn:
         shape, embodiment]
      3: giving concrete form to an abstract concept

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  187 Moby Thesaurus words for "embodiment":
     Anschluss, Christophany, Satanophany, acting, actualization,
     addition, admissibility, admission, affiliation, agglomeration,
     aggregation, agreement, alliance, amalgamation, angelophany, aping,
     apotheosis, appearance, archetype, assemblage, assembly,
     assimilation, association, avatar, blend, blending, bodiliness,
     building, buildup, cabal, cartel, centralization, characterization,
     coalescence, coalition, codification, collection, collectivity,
     combination, combine, combo, completeness, complex, composition,
     compound, comprehension, comprehensiveness, comprisal,
     concentration, concreteness, concretization, confederacy,
     confederation, congeries, conglomeration, conjugation, conjunction,
     consolidation, conspiracy, constitution, construction, corporality,
     corporeality, corporealization, corporealness, corporeity,
     coverage, cross section, disclosure, dissemination, dumb show,
     ecumenism, eligibility, embracement, enacting, enactment,
     encompassment, enosis, entirety, envisagement, epiphany, epitome,
     evidence, evincement, example, exhaustiveness, exponent,
     expression, fabrication, fashioning, federalization, federation,
     flesh, flesh and blood, formation, fusion, getup, hookup,
     imitation, impersonation, incarnation, inclusion, inclusiveness,
     incorporation, indication, integer, integration, integrity,
     junction, junta, league, make, makeup, manifestation, marriage,
     masquerade, materiality, materialization, materialness, meld,
     melding, membership, merger, metempsychosis, mimesis, mimicking,
     mimicry, miming, mixture, oneness, openness, organic unity,
     organization, package, package deal, pantomime, pantomiming,
     participation, performance, performing, personation,
     personification, physicality, physicalness, piecing together,
     playing, pneumatophany, portrayal, posing, proof, publication,
     putting together, quintessence, realization, reception,
     reembodiment, reification, reincarnation, representation,
     representative, revelation, setup, shaping, solidification,
     specimen, structure, structuring, substantiality, substantiation,
     syncretism, syndication, syneresis, synthesis, systematization,
     theophany, tie-up, tolerance, toleration, totality, transmigration,
     type, typification, unification, union, unity, wedding, whole

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