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spitting image

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something or someone that strongly resembles another
  • with the help of either movie magic or makeup, the actress appeared to be the spitting image of the queen

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The first known use of spitting image was in 1881

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“Spitting image.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/spitting%20image. Accessed 24 Oct. 2020.

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