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  Definition of semblance
  1. picture consisting of a graphic image of a person or thing
  2. an outward or token appearance or form that is deliberately misleading; "he hoped his claims would have a semblance of authenticity"; "he tried to give his falsehood the gloss of moral sanction"; "the situation soon took on a different color"
  3. an erroneous mental representation
Similar Words: likeness, gloss, color, colour, illusion

 

Hyponyms: Identikit, Identikit picture, portrait, portrayal, color of law, colour of law, simulacrum, face value, guise, pretense, pretence, pretext, disguise, camouflage, verisimilitude, apparition, phantom, phantasm, phantasma, shadow, irradiation, phantom limb

 

Derivational Morphology: color, colour, gloss

 

 
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