Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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There was, indeed, a resemblance in their size and persons, which favoured the delusion.

Mr. Rockefeller did not discover the hog, but it is considered his by right of resemblance.

Our polite recognition of another's resemblance to ourselves.

He was studying the resemblance between Arabic and English words.

There were many points of resemblance between Altamont and Hatteras, but no affinities.

This resemblance was furthered by the fact that the man's profile was birdlike.

It is in the union of these two perceptions that his resemblance to Michael Angelo lies.

The resemblance to Maurice was startling, but it was nearly always fleeting.

Of course it was only a resemblance—but what was he waiting there for?

Innateness: no resemblance to her mother or forerunners on the maternal side.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., from Anglo-French resemblance (c.1300), from Old French resembler (see resemble) + -ance.

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Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.