liken

[ lahy-kuh n ]SEE DEFINITION OF liken

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR LIKEN

If we liken them to gold, she has made her assay and says the gold is pure.

"You do well to liken yourself to the melancholy Jaques," she replied.

“Yes, yes; but it becomes not me to liken myself to such a man,” he answered.

There are descriptions of the creeper's music which liken it to a wren's.

It's no that difficult to busk the hooks; maybe you would be liken' to try.

Perhaps we may liken it most to a bubble such as boys blow from soap suds.

When there is no wind at all we may liken it to the navigation of a smooth lake or pond.

The temple is dedicated to a warlike goddess whom one might liken to Athena.

It is impossible to liken this object to any familiar shape, for it resembles none.

Unto what shall I liken these kingdoms, that ye may understand?

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