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The two states nicely balance each other, as they can be viewed as something akin to mirror images.

This involves managing the voting rights that arise from owning certain cryptocurrencies—a process akin to proxy voting in traditional equity markets.

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They work because of a phase change, akin to liquid water freezing into ice.

For instance, the Koch brothers have organized something akin to a party within a party at the state level, where they have influenced Republicans to take unpopular positions on taxes, social benefits and climate policy.

The next year, he won both EVO Japan — he defeated Knee again — and EVO USA, the World Cup of esports fighting games, drawing some 200,000 fans, akin to the number of fans that attend cricket matches in Ash’s home country.

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But Huckabee (akin to Elizabeth Warren on the left) is like an ice cream sundae.

In my eyes she killed those people… exposing a gay person like this is akin to torturing him slowly to death.

Would that kind of publication be akin today to having a campaign blog or Twitter feed?

The question, almost akin to a riddle, is certainly a relevant one to anybody in a creative field.

I can appreciate the perspective that my experience is akin to visiting a human zoo.

At an early date we find, further, a perfectly useless kind of imitation which is more akin to that of art.

While Jos spoke, something akin to kindness crept through the hard, somber lines, the lips twitched and the eyes softened.

For once in her selfish and vulgar mind the countess-dowager felt a feeling akin to fear.

Be this as it may, she was in any case akin to the king or queen, and was by them entrusted to the care of St. Merwynn of Romsey.

Something akin to a chill moved along Bill's spinal column at the thought.


On this page you'll find 52 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to akin, such as: analogous, comparable, similar, affiliated, agnate, and alike.

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