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  2  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Semblance  \Sem"blance\,  n.  [F.  See  {Semblable},  a.] 
  1.  Seeming;  appearance;  show  figure;  form 
  Thier  semblance  kind  and  mild  their  gestures  were 
  2.  Likeness;  resemblance,  actual  or  apparent;  similitude;  as 
  the  semblance  of  worth;  semblance  of  virtue. 
  Only  semblances  or  imitations  of  shells.  --Woodward. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  n  1:  outward  or  token  appearance  or  form  "he  tried  to  give  his 
  actions  a  semblance  of  authenticity";  "the  situation 
  soon  took  on  a  different  color"  [syn:  {color},  {colour}] 
  2:  an  erroneous  mental  representation  [syn:  {illusion}] 
  3:  a  graphic  image  of  a  person  or  thing  [syn:  {likeness}] 

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