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resembling

Usage

  • extemporaneous

    Something that is extemporaneous, such as an action, speech, or performance, is done without any preparation or practice beforehand.

  • homogeneous

    The word homogeneous is used to describe a group that has members or parts which are similar or are all of the same type.

  • erroneous

    If a statement is erroneous, it is incorrect or in error.

  • miscellaneous

    A group of miscellaneous things contains different or various numbers of those things, such as many types and colors of pencils, pens, and markers.

  • bounteous

    Someone who is bounteous in the giving of gifts is very generous.

  • vitreous

    A vitreous substance is either glass or has similar characteristics or properties of glass.

  • aqueous

    similar to or containing or dissolved in water

  • consanguineous

    related by blood

  • courageous

    possessing or displaying courage

  • courteous

    exhibiting courtesy and politeness

  • curvaceous

    (of a woman's body) having a large bosom and pleasing curves

  • disadvantageous

    constituting a disadvantage

  • duteous

    willingly obedient out of a sense of duty and respect

  • gaseous

    existing as or having characteristics of a gas

  • gorgeous

    dazzlingly beautiful

  • hideous

    grossly offensive to decency or morality

  • ligneous

    consisting of or containing lignin or xylem

  • piteous

    deserving or inciting pity

  • righteous

    characterized by or proceeding from accepted standards of morality or justice

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