Thesaurus / congruity
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Scott knew little of Homer, but coincided in the Nestorian humour by mere congruity of genius.
HOMER AND HIS AGEANDREW LANG
There was a fitness of congruity in putting the head of the old, thrifty economist, on the one cent stamp.
HISTORY OF THE POSTAGE STAMPS OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICAJOHN KERR TIFFANY
It was a spot which returned upon the memory of those who loved it with an aspect of peculiar and kindly congruity.
RETURN OF THE NATIVETHOMAS HARDY
It does, however, approximate congruity with these objects as nearly as possible.
THE MYSTERY OF SPACEROBERT T. BROWNE
The object of thinking is to introduce congruity between the two.
HOW WE THINKJOHN DEWEY
The authenticity of the second Testament depends upon its congruity with the first.
Here there is that cunning display of congruity between the old dog and the Doctor which the wit is so adroit in evolving.
THE VAGABOND IN LITERATUREARTHUR RICKETT
The entire social and domestic system of American communities calls loudly for the reform of simplicity and congruity.
THE SECRET OF A HAPPY HOME (1896)MARION HARLAND
The world-wide tale of swallowing and disgorging the children was attracted to his too notorious name ‘by grace of congruity.’
MODERN MYTHOLOGYANDREW LANG
The physical constitution of animals is, then, to be regarded as in the nicest congruity and adaptation to the external world.
VESTIGES OF THE NATURAL HISTORY OF CREATIONROBERT CHAMBERS
WORDS RELATED TO CONGRUITY
- dead ringer
- likes of
- peas in a pod
- two of a kind
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