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semblance
used in The Fountainhead

2 uses
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Definition
a small amount of something; or something resembling (looking like) something else
  • He went to the bathroom at the end of the hall; she watched him washing his hands, throwing his loose, straight hair back into a semblance of order.
    1.1 — Part 1 Chapter 1 (38% in)
  • It gave a deceptive semblance of life to her face.
    3.5 — Part 3 Chapter 5 (19% in)

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