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There are other similar passages which I need not now quote.

But there is no need to dwell further on these and similar conjectures.

Nevertheless all of them are similar and have a mild, sweet flavor.

(in similar vein most of the soliloquies of the name part), Her.

Their preparation for cooking is similar to that of oysters.

Similar disasters have always been epochs in the chronology of Boston.

Their cries, their movements, and their natures are similar.

The village of Zagai stands in a similar situation to that of Domodoloh.

The rudder may also be curved or warped in similar manner by lever action.

In the matter of rhinoceros and similar dangers, they simply took a chance.

WORD ORIGIN

"having characteristics in common," 1610s (earlier similary, 1560s), from French similaire, from a Medieval Latin extended form of Latin similis "like, resembling," from Old Latin semol "together," from PIE root *sem- (1) "one, as one, together with" (see same). The noun meaning "that which is similar" is from 1650s. Related: Similarly.

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