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likens

verb
present tense third-person singular of liken

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1 to describe as similar
  • he generally likened a root canal to some horrible form of torture

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2 to regard or represent as equal or comparable
  • I think that we can liken the two pianists, at least in terms of natural talent

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“Likens.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/likens. Accessed 28 Jan. 2022.

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