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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Similarity by virtue of corresponding.

Usage examples (36)
  • Eliot uses the parallelism to good effect, such that subject and theme are related but divergent at the same time.
  • The third clause answers in parallelism to the first, the fourth to the second.
  • Yes, I certainly agree that parallelism is one of the biggest fundamental challenges we have to make more headway on.
  • Everyone from schoolchildren to undergraduates to businessfolk are exhorted to maintain parallelism in writing and speech: for more
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