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semblance
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Persuasion
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  • As it was, she instantly submitted, and with all the semblance of seeing nothing beyond; and Anne, eager to escape farther notice, was impatient to know why Mrs Smith should have fancied she was to marry Mr Elliot; where she could have received the idea, or from whom she could have heard it.

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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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