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semblance
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Moby Dick
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  • King of Japan, whose lofty jet they say at times assumed the semblance of a snow-white cross against the sky?
  • So like a choice casket is it secreted in him, that I have known some whalemen who peremptorily deny that the Sperm Whale has any other brain than that palpable semblance of one formed by the cubic-yards of his sperm magazine.

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  • Embarrassed as she was, she tried to maintain some semblance of dignity.
  • The substitute teacher had to battle to maintain even a semblance of order.

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