Definitions

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  • v. Present participle of resemble.
  • n. The action of the verb to resemble.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Like; similar; homogeneous; congruous.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Armed with an expression resembling a baboon, he wanted the world to know he was a g-h-e-t-t-o thug through and through.

    Blue Rage, Black Redemption

  • Sure, good for the bottom line: introduced just six months ago with a label resembling hand-painted porcelain, Green Tea is now Arizona's No. 1 seller.

    Ming Thing

  • Edenburn, also distinctly heard the explosion, which he describes as resembling in sound that caused by the fall of a huge tree in close proximity.

    The Reminiscences of an Irish Land Agent

  • Mr.R. R.che, J.P., who lives a mile from Edenburn, also distinctly heard the explosion, which he describes as resembling in sound that caused by the fall of a huge tree in close proximity.

    The Reminiscences of an Irish Land Agent

  • JINGRA, a strange animal, male and female, which they described as resembling a monkey, very fierce, and would attack men when it caught one singly.

    The History of Australian Exploration from 1788 to 1888

  • We tried later to reproduce this noise, which he described as resembling a loud blow upon a washhand basin.

    The Alleged Haunting of B—— House

  • He stated that the economic recovery of the country is currently on hold, which he described as resembling a "quasi-recession".

    Bobsguide Financial Industry News

  • Forbes puts the launch of the PlayStation phone, which he describes as resembling the new PSP

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • But the top of the page bore a title resembling a newspaper’s:

    The Hanging Tree

  • One she describes as resembling, under heavy magnification, a bundle of grapes.

    First Contact

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