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semblance
used in The Count of Monte Cristo

3 uses
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Definition
a small amount of something; or something resembling (looking like) something else
  • Be sure to provide yourself with some previous engagement which shall have a semblance of probability, and communicate the fact to me by a line in writing.
    Chapters 53-54 (83% in)
  • The mourning in her heart forbade her assuming this simple ornament, though she had not yet had time to put on the outward semblance of woe.
    Chapters 71-72 (99% in)
  • Oh, look at me closely, and discover if you can even the semblance of a reproach in me.
    Chapters 111-112 (80% in)

There are no more uses of "semblance" in The Count of Monte Cristo.

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