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I answered that there was every reason why I should resemble her.

If we are like you in the rest, we will resemble you in that.

It is our duty to resemble him as much as we can; that is to say, as much as an ape can resemble a man.

I earnestly hope it may not resemble any type of death to which we are liable.

They all had a human form and did not resemble their mother.

Did they resemble the Aztecs in these respects or the West Indians?

"Say rather an ass, shaved and painted to resemble a zebra," muttered John.

The name was unlucky; and besides, the child did not resemble his family.

Frequently when found in the egg state they resemble a small puff-ball.

The pores become torn so that they resemble the teeth of the Hydnum.

WORD ORIGIN

mid-14c., from Old French resembler "belike" (12c., Modern French ressemble), from re-, intensive prefix, + sembler "to appear, to seem, be like," from Latin simulare "to copy" (see similar (adj.)). Related: Resembled; resembling.

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