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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR LIKENESS

There was the name and the likeness of a man far more familiar to many of them.

There seems to be some likeness in the positions of Paul and myself.

Addison has been less studied; and his likeness has consequently been less questioned.

The dissimilarity of the plays only accentuates the likeness of the two protagonists.

This is not altogether the fact, though I for one see no shame in acknowledging the likeness.

The fellow had practised upon my credulity to obtain my likeness for publication.

Of course, as fast as I can lay hands on them, I'm destroying every likeness of the old Nelly.

Assuredly, then, it was something worse, in old Caesar's likeness!

And of the many ways in which this likeness can be used this is one.

Say, Missus, didn't de Sheriff say dat was a perfec' likeness?

WORD ORIGIN

Old English (Northumbrian) licnes "likeness, similarity; figure, statue, image," shortened from gelicness; see like (adj.) + -ness.

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