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semblances, plural;
  1. The outward appearance or apparent form of something, esp. when the reality is different
    • - she tried to force her thoughts back into some semblance of order
  2. Resemblance; similarity
    • - it bears some semblance to the thing I have in mind

  1. 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"
  2. illusion: an erroneous mental representation
  3. likeness: picture consisting of a graphic image of a person or thing
  4. likeness, similarity; the quality of being similar; Seeming; appearance; show; figure; form
  5. The look or appearance of something else, resemblance; a likenesss, image, representation or copy; flase, assumed, or decieiving form or appearance; outward form or appearanc: He had the _____________- of a gentlemen, but his illusion soon disappeared once you got to know him.
  6. outward appearance or show; a small portion or limited quantity