Thesaurus / semblance
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Then Rhun began jesting with the maid, who still kept the semblance of her mistress.
THE MABINOGIONLADY CHARLOTTE GUEST
Nevill's expression was most peculiar as he spoke, and the semblance of a smile hovered about his lips.
IN FRIENDSHIP'S GUISEWM. MURRAY GRAYDON
Callous, self-dependent in semblance, think what her sufferings are, empaled by memory and conscience.
There was no bitterness between the friends, no semblance of an estrangement of any sort.
MARK TWAIN, A BIOGRAPHY, 1835-1910, COMPLETEALBERT BIGELOW PAINE
That House is no representative of the people at all, even in "semblance" or "in form."
In extremes of desperation one clutches at the semblance of a straw.
THE DRAGON PAINTERMARY MCNEIL FENOLLOSA
The only question to decide was how to get through this new comedy with some semblance of the old dignity.
THE RISE OF THE DUTCH KINGDOMHENDRIK WILLEM VAN LOON
The insinuating sneer on Kirby's lips changed into the semblance of a smile.
THE DEVIL'S OWNRANDALL PARRISH
The semblance of balance is marked, also, in those stripes which are not symmetrical.
CHINCHA PLAIN-WEAVE CLOTHSLILA M. O'NEALE
Then his face slowly hardened and a semblance of a sneer formed on his lips.
THIRTYHOWARD VINCENT O'BRIEN
WORDS RELATED TO SEMBLANCE
- false front
- fig leaf
- smoke screen
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