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resemble

verb

Synonyms of resemble

to look or be like (someone or something)
  • He strongly resembles his father in appearance and in temperament.
  • Terrier dogs closely resemble each other.

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The first known use of resemble was in the 14th century

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“Resemble.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/resemble. Accessed 16 Feb. 2020.

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