Definitions

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  • adj. Resembling a lake or some aspect of one.

Etymologies

lake +‎ -like (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • But those who consider Tchaikovsky to be a composer of more than treacle will wish that Dudamel had not made the quiet ocean portrayed at the start of "The Tempest" quite so lakelike, or the funereal close of "Romeo and Juliet" quite so matter-of-fact.

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  • The “Butterfly Garden” was a narrow, glass-walled conservatory full of exotic plants, overlooking the greater basin of the Charles River: the wide, lakelike head of the Charles that fed off Boston Harbor, before it narrowed to the icy glut that had coughed up Vasco.

    DEVILS IN EXILE

  • Certain roads were built like natural arroyos, with dips in the middle to channel the runoff into the big parks, like A Street Park, which for the majority of its historical life had been a buffalo wallow and filled up, lakelike, when it rained.

    Spoken from the Heart

  • In conclusion, these images mean that there are large specular reflectors down on Titan with lakelike shapes.

    Lakes on Titan! - The Panda's Thumb

  • The sunlight breaking-suddenly on his sight turned the sky and clouds into a fantastic world of sombre masses with lakelike spaces of dark rosy light.

    A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

  • Less than two deks to the southeast and several hundred yards lower, the rushing water smoothed into an almost lakelike surface.

    The Soprano Sorceress

  • My hair was still wet from the dark waters of the lakelike couryard othe the holding of Policrastes.

    Rogue Of Gor

  • I stood on a board walk, some twenty feet wide, which boarders the lakelike courtyard of the holding.

    Rogue Of Gor

  • He turned, then, and preceded me about the walkway bordering the lakelike courtyard.

    Rogue Of Gor

  • Outside I suuupposed that one or more ships, river galleys, might be gracefully entering or leaving the lakelike couryard of this holding of Policrates.

    Rogue Of Gor

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