To better see all uses of the word
similitude
in
Gulliver's Travels
please enable javascript.

Go to New Version of This Page
This old version has not been updated since 2016,
but we're leaving it in case you prefer it.
Show What's New
Please update your links from the new version.
similitude
Used In
Gulliver's Travels
Go to Book Vocabulary
Go to Word Detail
  • I assured him, "how extremely desirous I was that he should be satisfied on every point; but I doubted much, whether it would be possible for me to explain myself on several subjects, whereof his honour could have no conception; because I saw nothing in his country to which I could resemble them; that, however, I would do my best, and strive to express myself by similitudes, humbly desiring his assistance when I wanted proper words;" which he was pleased to promise me.

  • There are no more uses of "similitude" in the book.


    Show samples from other sources
  • People are drawn to communities of similitude.
  • the dream had too much similitude of the fact
    Daniel Defoe  --  The Further Adventures of Robinson Crusoe

  • Go to more samples
Go to Book Vocabulary
verbalworkout.com . . . enhancing vocabulary while reading