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    semblance - Dictionary definition and meaning for word semblance

    Definition
    (noun) an outward or token appearance or form that is deliberately misleading
    Synonyms : color , colour , gloss
    Example Sentence
    • 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
    Definition
    (noun) an erroneous mental representation
    Synonyms : illusion
    Definition
    (noun) picture consisting of a graphic image of a person or thing
    Synonyms : likeness
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for semblance

resemblance should immediately come to your mind and relate the meaning of resemblance to semblance.

sounds like ambulance that gives an outward appearance of emergency, illness and death.

SEMBLANCE is an outward APPEARANCE or form.

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