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similar

adjective agreeing, allied, analogous, approximate, close, cognate, collateral, companion, conformable, congeneric, congenerical, congruent, connatural, consubstantial, correspondent, corresponding, equivalent, homogeneous, identical, kindred, like, matching, par, parallel, related, same, synonymous, twin, uniform
Foreign phrases: Ubi eadem ratio, ibi idem jus; et de simmlibus idem est judicium.Where there is the same reason, there is the same law; and where there are similar situaaions, the judgment is the same.
See also: akin, analogous, approximate, cognate, commensurable, commensurate, comparable, congruous, consonant, correlative, equal, equivalent, germane, identical, pendent, same, tantamount, uniform
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Had all regrets been punished as rigorously as this poor dame's were, my yearning for the relinquished delights of Vanity Fair might have produced a similar change in my own corporeal substance, and left me a warning to future pilgrims.
We have a game on Mars similar to chess," he said, "very similar.
The elder De Candolle has made nearly similar observations on the general nature of the affinities of distinct orders of plants.
Why should similar bones have been created in the formation of the wing and leg of a bat, used as they are for such totally different purposes?
The features of the country are very similar along the whole northern bank of the Plata.
It is curious how similar circumstances produce such similar results in manners.
And we must beg Homer and the other poets not to be angry if we strike out these and similar passages, not because they are unpoetical, or unattractive to the popular ear, but because the greater the poetical charm of them, the less are they meet for the ears of boys and men who are meant to be free, and who should fear slavery more than death.
It would not be difficult, to take an impression of Monsieur Darzac's footprints, and have similar boots made for himself.
To the there-named south-fruits now, Similar, all-too-similar, Do I lie here; by little Flying insects Round-sniffled and round-played, And also by yet littler, Foolisher, and peccabler Wishes and phantasies,-- Environed by you, Ye silent, presentientest Maiden-kittens, Dudu and Suleika, --ROUNDSPHINXED, that into one word I may crowd much feeling:
On the one hand, it may be held that we have more knowledge of our own minds than those of animals, and that we should use this knowledge to infer the existence of something similar to our own mental processes in animals and even in plants.
For the demi-monde the members of that fashionable world believed that they despised, though their tastes were not merely similar, but in fact identical.
To a person of similar sensibility this simple assertion will explain and excuse everything.