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semblance
used in A Prayer for Owen Meany

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Definition
a small amount of something; or something resembling (looking like) something else
  • And Dan picked up the wrecked armadillo and began to experiment with it on my night table, trying—as I had tried—to find a position that allowed the beast to stand, or even to lie down, with any semblance of comfort or dignity; it was quite impossible.
    p. 89.2

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