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    In the Oxford Dictionary incarnate is described like this,
    adjective often after a noun 1 (of a deity or spirit) embodied in flesh; in human form.

    What I would like to know is whether it can mean a feeling or abstract idea embodied, e.g.
    Hell incarnate; he is bliss incarnate.


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    Re: Incarnate

    Why not? It says that the spirit or feeling is, in your opinion, given flesh, made real. It's strictly poetic, but the message is clear.

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    Re: Incarnate

    Thanks jlinger, I appreciate you taking the time to respond.


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