resemble


resemble
01. Salome certainly [resembles] her mother physically, but their characters are completely different.
02. This house [resembles] the house that I grew up in.
03. The flavor of snake meat apparently [resembles] that of chicken.
04. Bill and Bob are twins, but they don't really [resemble] one another very much.
05. The beach itself sure didn't have much [resemblance] to the pictures in the travel brochure.
06. There is such a strong family [resemblance] that people know instantly that we are related.
07. The [resemblance] between the young girl, and the photograph of her grandmother at the same age was remarkable.
08. Leo Tolstoy once said that all happy families [resemble] one another, but each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.
09. The Marquis de Sade once suggested that man's natural character is to imitate, and that of the sensitive man is to [resemble] as closely as possible the person whom he loves.
10. It has been suggested that in the eyes of a crocodile, a person bending down over a water source may [resemble] an antelope, and this is why attacks on humans occur.
11. The substance that human blood [resembles] most closely in terms of chemical composition is sea water.
12. According to astronomers, we haven't caught sight of a solar system that [resembles] our own yet.
13. The origins of the Etruscan language are uncertain because the language [resembles] no others that are presently known.
14. Casual clothes in the Côte d'Ivoire [resemble] Western-style pajamas.
15. Haiti's capital city today bears little [resemblance] to the original French colonial town that it was.
16. Michel E. Montaign once suggested that a good marriage [resembles] friendship rather than love.
17. The Mexican holiday known as "The Day of the Dead" [resembles] the North American holiday of Halloween somewhat.
18. I've been told that I [resemble] my grandfather.
19. Offspring of the same parents have a more or less close [resemblance] to one another and to their parents.
20. Science has not yet succeeded in achieving anything [resembling] an artificial brain, but simple computerized networks have been developed showing brainlike properties.
21. The sharing of physical features by members of the same family creates what we commonly refer to as a family [resemblance].
22. David Suzuki notes that across continents, the network of waterways [resembles] the circulatory system of a human body.
23. The space probe discovered numerous channels on Mars that closely [resemble] dry riverbeds on Earth.
24. Studies of the surviving specimens of Ancient Greek music suggest that it [resembled] the music of the early Middle Ages.

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