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- adj. Resembling or characteristic of a twin or twins.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Closely resembling; being a counterpart.
I love writing about different aspects of Zambian life, and especially about the twinlike, almost magically understanding relationship my main character has with her childhood best friend, a cousin who grows up in the same village with her.
But even the most marked differences were separated by only a few weeks, so our twins seemed very “twinlike” to strangers.
They were twins in everything: built from the one set of moulds in the one yard at the one time, launched together, rigged together, sailed on their maiden trips together, and were brought home with their first cargoes of coal together by two masters who were almost as twinlike to look at as their vessels.
Her sisters, dressed twinlike in white muslin and gold lockets, emphasized her by contrast.
Bewails her first and last, her twinlike sacrifice.
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