The very soul of kindness.
Daniel Boone, soul of the frontier.
“brevity is the soul of wit”
A town of 1,000 souls.
A cold painting, without soul.
An example of your soul is the part of you that makes you who you are and that will live on after your death.
An example of soul is the part of you that will go to heaven and be immortal, according to the the teachings of certain religions.
An example of soul is any person.
A performance that had a lot of soul.
I am the very soul of discretion.
Fifty souls were lost when the ship sank.
- an exclamation of surprise
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Idioms and Phrasal Verbs
Origin of soul
- Middle English from Old English sāwol
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- French souler (“to satiate").