Akin sentence example

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  • For the first time in his life, he felt something akin to pity for Kris.
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  • Species of birds akin to those of Africa also occur in Celebes.
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  • It is admitted on all hands that the Hexapoda are akin to the Chilopoda.
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  • But he stopped, a twinge of something akin to regret filtering through the hard layers protecting his emotions.
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  • If, however, we turn to Australia, where sacrifice is unknown, we find more than ' one class of rites in which we can trace an idea akin to some forms of sacrifice.
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  • They style themselves " truly spiritual Christians," and in their rejection of the sacraments, their indifference to outward forms, and their insistence on the spiritual interpretation of the Bible (" the letter killeth "), they are closely akin to the Quakers, whom they resemble also in their inoffensive mode of life and the practice of mutual help.
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  • With the decline of totemism arose the need for human sacrifice - the only means of re-establishing the broken tie of kinship when the animal species was no longer akin to man.
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  • The character appears to be akin to the Sabaean.
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  • It is akin to saying you have a right to life but not a right to a heart.
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  • He invented a method of printing, perhaps somewhat akin to stereotyping - though the details are not clearly known, - whereby the Institute could produce Bibles and Testaments in Luther's version at a very low cost, and sell them, in small size, at prices equivalent to 10d.
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  • Confirmatory evidence of this is to be found, not only in the character of their constructions, but in the circumstance that a tribe closely akin to the Mayas (the Huastecos) still occupies a retired mountain valley of Vera Cruz, entirely separated from their kinsmen of the south, and that a dialect of the Maya language is still spoken in northern Vera Cruz.
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  • They may have been Turanians akin to that tribe, or they may have been Iranians akin to the Iranian element in Transoxiana and the districts south of the Pamirs.
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  • He thus views the consecration of the elements as akin to other consecrations; and, like priestly ordination, as involving " a metamorphosis for the better," a phrase which later on became classical.
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  • The condition of the Indians on the plantations is often akin to slavery, owing to the system adopted by some planters of making payments in advance; for the Indians soon spend their earnings, and thus contract debts which can only be repaid by long service.
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  • And no student can doubt that the stone-flies are akin to Orthoptera and the caddis-flies to the Lepidoptera, while dragon-flies and May-flies stand in an isolated position with regard to all other insects.
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  • If the latter view is correct, the torch race would be closely akin to the Lemnian fire-ritual which has been mentioned.
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  • Possibly they are akin to the Sciuridae.
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  • Here it may be mentioned that Leithia, from the Pleistocene of Malta, originally regarded as a giant dormouse, seems near akin to Anomalurus.
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  • Near akin is the North American Miocene family Mylagaulidae, typified by Mylagaulus, but including Mesogaulus and Protogaulus.
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  • Was it most nearly akin to Latin or to Oscan or again to Umbrian and Volscian?
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  • Spinozism, however, though it tramples down the barrier between body and soul, is not yet metaphysical idealism, because it does not reduce extension to thought, but only says that the same substance is at once extended and thinking - a position more akin to materialism.
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  • He concludes that the integrating principle of the whole - the Spirit, as it were, of the Universe - must be something akin to, but immeasurably superior to, the " psychism " of man.
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  • The people of Amar are represented on the Egyptian monuments with yellow skin, blue eyes, red eyebrows and beard, whence it has been conjectured that they were akin to the Libyans (Sayce, Expositor, July 1888).
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  • The two ideas combined in the story of the restless fugitive akin to Cain and wandering for ever are separately represented in the current names given to this figure in different countries.
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  • In the south-eastern corner of Poland they are called podlasie, and are in a measure akin to the polyesie of the Pripet.
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  • It is opposed to the various doctrines of FreeWill, known as voluntarism, libertarianism, indeterminism, and is from the ethical standpoint more or less akin to necessitarianism and fatalism.
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  • Frederick himself, of course, was Italian rather than German, akin to the despots of the Renaissance in his many-sided culture, his tolerant scepticism and his policy of cruelty well applied.
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  • That the Sicels spoke a tongue closely akin to Latin is plain from several Sicel words which crept into Sicilian Greek, and from the Siceliot system of weights and measures - utterly unlike anything in old Greece.
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  • And, if any element, Latin or akin to Latin, had lingered on through Byzantine and Saracen rule, it would of course be attracted to the new Latin element, and would help to strengthen it.
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  • Besides the people of Benin, the coast tribes include the Jekri, living on the lower part of the Benin river and akin to the Yoruba, the Ijos, living in the delta east of the main mouth of the Niger, and the Ibos, occupying a wide tract of country just above the delta and extending for loo m.
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  • This technique is in every way closely akin to that of the modern Kabyle.
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  • Not improbably they spoke a dialect (or dialects) akin to Arabic or Aramaic. 5 According to the Mahommedans, Ishmael, who is recognized as their ancestor, lies buried with his mother in the Kaaba in Mecca.
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  • Akin to this condition is that in which the power of maintaining muscular effort is increased; the individual may lie stiff with merely head and feet supported on two chairs; the limbs can be held outstretched for hours at a time.
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  • This is akin to the "repetition" which, read by the schoolboy last thing overnight, is on waking "known by heart."
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  • The poet Aarestrup (in 1848) declared that Blicher had raised the Danish language to the dignity of Icelandic. Blicher is a stern realist, in many points akin to Crabbe, and takes a singular position among the romantic idealists of the period, being like them, however, in the love of precise and choice language, and hatred of the mere commonplaces of imaginative writing.
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  • The sheaths are akin to hair in structure, thus suggesting affinity with the hairs surmounting the giraffe's horns.
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  • By many modern writers the American prongbuck, pronghorn or " antelope," alone forming the genus Antilocapra, is regarded as representing merely a sub-family of the Bovidae, to which latter group the animal is structurally akin.
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  • Physically they are quite distinct from the normal type, also found at Gezer, which was taller, of stronger build, with well-developed skulls, and is akin both to the Sinaitic and Palestinian type illustrated upon Egyptian monuments from c. 3000 B.C., and to the modern native.
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  • Although cuneiform was used, the Palestinian letters show that the native language, as in the case of earlier proper-names, was most nearly akin to the later " Canaanite " (Hebrew, Moabite and Phoenician).
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  • But the main religious ideas are not so late and are rather akin to those of Josh.
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  • The real tea (The y viridis), a plant akin to the camellia, grows wild in Assam, being commonly found throughout the hilly tract between the valleys of the Brahmaputra and the Barak.
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  • The fauna of the lake and of its tributaries - explored by Nikolsky - is more akin to the fauna of the rivers of the Tarim basin than to that of the Aral; it also does not contain the common frog.
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  • If this be "imprisonment," so called to distinguish it from "penal servitude," although both mean deprivation of liberty and are closely akin, it is undergone in one of the "local" prisons - the prisons till 1878 under local jurisdiction, but now entirely controlled by the state through the home secretary and the commissioners of prisons.
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  • The first of these divisions was akin to that of former first-class misdemeanants; the second division was allotted to persons guilty of trivial offences not amounting to moral depravity, the third division was apportioned to serious crime calling for severe repression, involving strict separation for the first twenty-eight days with "hard labour" (now an obsolete expression, since all prison labour is nowadays accounted "hard").
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  • In such a logic, if and so far as coherence should be attained, would be found something akin to the spirit of what Hegel achieves, though doubtless alien to the letter of what it is his pretension to have achieved.
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  • Finally they are akin to our ethical principles.
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  • The villages on the sea-coast are inhabited by a Malayan population, and the northern and western portions of the island are occupied by a light-coloured Malay folk akin to the natives of the eastern Celebes.
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  • Y and Z were added in the last century of the republic for use in transliterating Greek words containing v and 1.1 The dialect which was most closely akin to Latin was Faliscan.
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  • Thus we are forced to assume the use of a certain amount of early Judaeo-Christian material, akin to that implied also in the special parts of the Third Gospel.
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  • The nonDorian dialects, Ionic, Attic and the various forms of Aeolic, are regarded as relatively closely akin, and go by the common name " Achaean."
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  • In language, and perhaps in style and manner, it is akin to the tenth; while the twenty-fourth is in the pathetic vein of the ninth, and like it serves to bring out new aspects of the character of Achilles.
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  • Then come the castes whom popular opinion accepts as the modern representatives of the Kshatriyas; and these are followed by the mercantile groups supposed to be akin to the Vaisyas.
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  • Whilst originally more akin in its principles to the Moslem faith, the sect seems latterly to have shown tendencies towards drifting back to the Hindu pale.
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  • In other languages, like Oscan and Umbrian which are closely akin to Latin, or the Welsh branch of the Celtic languages, p occurs regularly without regard to the nature of the vowel following.
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  • Closely akin are the payments demanded for privileges to industrial undertakings given as " franchises," very often in connexion with monopolies, e.g.
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  • Secondly, we must have instances in which the nature is absent; only as such cases might be infinite, attention should be limited to such of them as are most akin to the instances of presence.'
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  • Cil, a retreat, said to be akin to the Goidelic kil - Ciliau-Aeron, Cilcennin.
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  • His views on the subject of original sin, akin a it is to that of justification, were accepted and embodied in the decree.
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  • In physical structure alpaca is somewhat akin to hair, being very glossy, but its softness and fineness enable the spinner to produce satisfactory yarns with comparative ease.
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  • Of the other Thracian tribes the Getae were most akin to them in language and manners; by the Greeks the Dacians were usually called Getae, by the Romans Dad..
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  • Kurdish, a language nearly, akin to New Persian, with which it has important characteristics in common.
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  • Baluch, the language of Baluchistan, also very closely akin to New Persian, but especially distinguished from it in that all the old spirants arc changed into explosives, e.g.
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  • It was in part closely akin to the " modern Roman law " which is practised widely over the continent of Europe, and even in Scotland, at the present day.
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  • Of imperfect things, the highest are angels and human beings, who by virtue of the possession of reason are akin to the Divine and superior to the lower creation.
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  • The South Australian Caloprymnus campestris represents a genus near akin to the last, but with the edge of the hairy border of the bare muzzle less emarginate in the middle line, still more swollen auditory bullae, very large and posterially expanded nasals and longer vacuities on the palate.
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  • Besides these carnivora some very peculiar forms are found, the most remarkable of which is Aelurus, sometimes called the cat-bear, a type akin to the American racoon.
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  • This excludes all possibility of innate ideas or any faculty akin to intuitive reason.
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  • Finally, the same cause, a relaxation of tension, accounts for sleep, decay and death of man and for the dissolution of the world; after death the disembodied soul can only maintain its separate existence, even for a limited time, by mounting to that region of the universe which is akin to its nature.
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  • They are said to be akin to their neighbours the Antis.
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  • From all this we conclude that what is poetry to us - akin to the folk-lore of water-sprites, naiads, kelpies, river-gods and water-worship in general - was to Tertullian and to the generations of believers who fashioned the baptismal rites, ablutions and beliefs of the church, nothing less than grim reality and unquestionable fact.
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  • The peasantry, especially in the north, are closely akin to the Galician and Asturian Spaniards in character, physique and dialect; and these three ethnical groups - Portuguese of the north, Galicians, Asturians - may perhaps be regarded as the purest representatives of the Spanish stock.
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  • The natives, about 3000 in number, are of Malayan or pre-Malayan stock, akin to those of the island of Nias to the north-west.
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  • The Soyotes, or Soyons, of the Sayan mountains (estimated at 8000), who are Finns mixed with Turks the Uryankhes of north-west Mongolia, who are of Turkish origin but follow Buddhism, and the Karagasses, also of Turkish origin and much like the Kirghizes, but reduced now to a few hundreds, are akin to the above.
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  • The establishment of a protectorate may be akin to a guarantee.
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  • It is curious that the same survival of Christian ceremonial should be found amongst the Sarikoli, a Shiah people of Aryan descent akin to the Tajiks of Badakshan, as may be traced amongst the Kirghiz.
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  • It is a derivative of gospod, " lord," and is akin to gosudar, which primarily means "sovereign," and is now also used in Russia as a polite form of address, equivalent to "sir."
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  • In the Comus, sive Phagesiposia Cimmeria; Somnium (1608, and at Oxford, 1634), a moral allegory by a Dutch author, Hendrik van der Putten, or Erycius Puteanus, the conception is more nearly akin to Milton's, and Comus is a being whose enticements are more disguised and delicate than those of Jonson's deity.
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  • The natives are all Christians, and in type and speech are akin to the Samoans.
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  • Akin to this procession also are the others connected with royal functions; coronations, funerals.
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  • At Naxos Ariadne (probably a Cretan goddess akin to Aphrodite) was associated with Dionysus as his wife, by whom he was the father of Oenopion (wine-drinker), Staphylus (grape), and Euanthes (blooming), and their marriage was annually celebrated by a festival.
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  • This parts into Aoyos orcpµartKoi, which are akin, not to the Platonic ideas, but rather to the Xlyot 'vuXot of Aristotle.
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  • The author's task indeed was somewhat akin to that of Philo, "to transplant into the world of Hellenic culture a revelation originally given through Judaism."
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  • Golden Cotnar was akin to Tokay.
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  • Pomerania, protected on the south by virgin forests and almost impenetrable morasses, was in those days inhabited by a valiant and savage Slavonic race akin to the Wends, who clung to paganism with unconquerable obstinacy.
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  • They speak a marked Persian dialect, but a Turki idion closely akin to the Turkoman is still current amongst the tribes, although they have mostly already passed from the nomad to the settled state.
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  • Of the other suborders of ungulates, the Toxodontia and Litopterna are exclusively South American, and while the former may possibly be related to the Hyracoidea and Barypoda, the latter is perhaps more nearly akin to the Perissodactyla.
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  • Up to 1909 only a preliminary account had been given of Tocharish, a hitherto unknown Indo-European language, which is reported to be in some respects more akin to the Western groups than to Aryan.
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  • It is only by a kind of legal fiction akin to the "collegial" theory mentioned above, that the Church can be said to have deemed it expedient to adopt these laws.
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  • The Reformation doctrine of Atonement, while akin to Anselm's, differs in making God the guardian of a system of public law rather than of His private or personal honour.
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  • None of the family was akin to Benjamin for genius and character, except Sarah, to whom he was deeply indebted for a wise, unswerving and sympathetic devotion, when, in his earlier days, he needed it most.
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  • As already noticed, in Homer Artemis appears as a goddess of death; closely akin to this is the conception of her as a goddess of war.
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  • The word is much older than its English use; there were Lollards in the Netherlands at the beginning of the 14th century, who were akin to the Fratricelli, Beghards and other sectaries of the recusant Franciscan type.
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  • Large oxen also occur in the Lower Pliocene of India, although not closely allied to the living kinds; while in the same formation are found remains of bison (or [?] yak) and buffaloes, some of the latter being nearly akin to the anoa, although much larger.
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  • Even language does not afford a sure criterion, so nearly akin are many spoken dialects of Servian and Bulgarian.
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  • This idea, once current, would naturally stimulate and diffuse the belief that such descents were possible, and that the animals are closely akin to men.
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  • Man in their view is actually, and in no figurative sense, akin to the beasts.
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  • Some of the traditions are closely akin to those current in ancient Babylonia, but a careful and impartial comparison at once illustrates in a striking manner the relative moral and spiritual superiority of our writers.
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  • The two false collections are closely akin, and are doubtless the fabrication of the same hands.
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  • In character it is more akin to, and in many cases identical with, that of the west.
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  • His arm was wounded, and something akin to poison ran in his blood.
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  • Many Labor supporters sense that Blair could very easily ditch Labor's historic identity to create something akin to the US Democratic Party.
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  • Too low a temperature produces something akin to galvanized iron!
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  • It soon became an accomplishment akin to the modern day Snowdon or Ben Nevis experience.
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  • I was a slow starter in developing anything akin to my own brand of humor.
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  • First I must apologize for almost reading this speech, nowadays I have a memory akin to a Goldfish.
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  • At first, there's a huge amount of this insertion for a few days, so you get symptoms akin to flu.
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  • In fact it seems more akin to settling down with a good paperback.
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  • The whole system feels more akin to an actual fighting game than an action platformer.
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  • Indeed, " not to use the Internet for research is becoming akin to a reporter refusing to use the telephone.
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  • In my judgment, given their destructive potential, they should more appropriately be considered akin to nuclear weapons.
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  • So a propensity for some material to sound akin to the Hollies is not quite so surprising.
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  • It looks more akin to the 1920s products of the Southern Railroad, such as those at Margate and Ramsgate.
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  • This is a lost hotel bar somewhat akin to the infamous Colony Rooms drinking club in Soho beloved of Francis Bacon.
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  • Such aspiration is closely akin to the theological virtue of hope.
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  • Each DVD has its own key, rather akin to each door having a separate key to unlock it.
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  • The dilemma is perhaps akin to the maturity mismatch faced by economies laboring under 'original sin ' .
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  • In connection with 5, and as very near akin to it in meaning, we may take - Ten.
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  • The wearing surface was a very hard lime, almost akin to concrete.
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  • Their style was basically acoustic rock akin to Coldplay and Electric Soft Parade, but accompanied by bongos and a keyboard.
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  • Arguing for one institutional archive for digital contents is akin to calling for a single web site for an institution.
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  • Article One of a class of words, akin to adjectives, called determiners.
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  • He fused elongated African grooves with the driving edge and stage presence of James Brown and a huge jazz entourage akin to Sun Ra.
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  • The recipe given here by Abu'l-Qasim produces a body closely akin to that of ancient Egyptian faience.
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  • It is beyond question closely akin to that which has possessed the religious geniuses of all ages.
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  • In the hands of these ' leaders ', the ' vanguard party ' is akin to a loaded gun.
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  • A good example of a modern golden hamster is more akin to deep mahogany red than golden.
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  • In the stuff swamp, this is akin to finding a hillock and staying there.
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  • Leather covered, quite thin wadding infill, akin to a church kneeler.
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  • So deciding whether a complex causal chain is consistent with background knowledge would require a process akin to parsing.
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  • In silhouette, the ensemble is akin to a huge medieval mace.
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  • Cool Calm and Collected show that the Stones were able to embrace a style more akin to British music hall with the honky-tonk piano.
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  • Using rats, scientists showed that a damaged area in the brain - akin to human stroke - is infiltrated by new nerve cells.
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  • This is more akin to a moral norm or a code of conduct among a group of pile owners.
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  • To spend half an hour in conversation with him is something akin to trying to shuck an oyster.
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  • A variety of styles are covered, although the emphasis here is more akin to 60s psychedelia.
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  • Her never-ending quest to ' upset the status quo ' is akin to a snake eating its tail.
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  • One report indicates that a simian retrovirus akin to HIV has crossed the species barrier to human hunters.
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  • Psychoanalysis and shamanism But might psychoanalysis be akin to faith healing or shamanic ritual?
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  • A pop song akin to something like their own ' Age Of Consent ' opens the second side of songs.
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  • The measure is akin to an arrest warrant rather than a court hearing, so the Minister's argument is somewhat specious.
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  • The Lurs are nomadic tribespeople speaking a language akin to Persian.
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  • A more constructive approach to Buddhism can begin with those statements of Bahá'u'lláh that are most akin to Buddhist viewpoints.
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  • Sauer (in Roscher's Lexikon) also identifies Hippolytus with the "health-giving sun," and Virbius with a healing god akin to Asclepius.
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  • Francois le champi and La Petite Fadette are of no less exquisite workmanship. Les Maitres sonneurs (1853) - the favourite novel of Sir Leslie Stephen - brings the series of village novels to a close, but as closely akin to them must be mentioned the Contes d'une grande-mere, delightful fairy tales of the Talking Oak, Wings of Courage and Queen Coax, told to her grandchildren in the last years of her life.
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  • The country in general is a fern paradise, and the iridescent creeping Selaginella (akin to Lycopodium) festoons the undergrowth by the wayside.
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  • Closer akin to certain Western forms of dissidence from traditional Catholicism, though of native growth, are the Molokani, so called popularly because they continue to drink milk (moloko) during fasts.
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  • The flora of north China, which is akin to that of Japan, shows manifest relation to that of the neighbouring American continent, from which many temperate forms extend, reaching to the Himalaya, almost as far as Kashmir.
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  • There is thus a broad resemblance to the Eudrilidae, to which group of Oligochaeta the Hirudinea are further akin by reason of the invariably unpaired condition of the generative apertures, and the existence of a copulatory apparatus (both of which characters, however, are present occasionally in other Oligochaeta).
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  • This relation of chemistry to medicine prevailed until the 17th century, and what in the history of chemistry is termed the iatrochemical period (see Medicine) was mainly fruitful in increasing the knowledge of compounds; the contributions to chemical theory are of little value, the most important controversies ranging over the nature of the " elements," which were generally akin to those of Aristotle, modified so as to be more in accord with current observations.
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  • The fauna of Siberia is closely akin to that of central Europe; and the Ural Mountains, although the habitat of a few species which warrant the naturalist in regarding the southern Urals as a separate region,, are not so important a boundary zoologically as they are botanically.
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  • It has, however, been shown that the flatfishes bear no relationship to the Gadids, but are most nearly akin to the John Dories (see Dory).
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  • The formation of prussic acid at a certain period of the vital processes of certain plants may be given as an example of such phases; and poisons akin to muscarin seem to arise frequently in development or regression, both in animals and plants.
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  • By the year 95 6 .Ælfgifu had become the king's wife, but in 958 Archbishop Odo of Canterbury secured their separation on the ground of their being too closely akin.
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  • He was thus a "familiar spirit," akin to the "daemon" of Socrates; and if he was also half the devil of theology, half the kobold of old German myth, this was only because such "objectivations" are apt to clothe themselves in forms borrowed from the common stock of ideas current at the time when the seer lives; and Faust lived in an age obsessed with the fear of the devil, and by no means sceptical of the existence of kobolds.
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  • Owing to their almost entire immunity from any alien domination except that of the Romans and Goths, the Asturians may perhaps be regarded as the purest representatives of the Iberian race; while their dialect (linguaje bable) is sometimes held to be closely akin to the parent speech from which modern Castilian is derived.
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  • As such he is akin to or identical with Inuus ("fructifier") and Lupercus (see Lupercalia).
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  • The Szeklers are of disputed origin, but closely akin to the Magyars (see Szeklers) The Saxons are the posterity of the German immigrants brought by King Geza II.
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  • In its rudiments it is akin to the HamitoSemitic group. It possesses two grammatical genders, not masculine and feminine, but the human and the non-human; the adjective agrees in assonance with its noun, and euphony plays a great part in verbal and nominal inflections.
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  • The Scots, from Ireland, also now come into view, the name of Scotland being derived from that of a people really Irish in origin, who spoke a Gaelic (see CeltIC) akin to that of the Caledonians, and were in a similar stage of higher barbarism.
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  • According to unvarying Greek tradition the Phrygians were most closely akin to certain tribes of Macedonia and Thrace; and their near relationship to the Hellenic stock is proved by all that is known of their language and art, and is accepted by almost every modern authority.
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  • They appear to owe their position to the latest redactor (akin to the latest stratum in the Hexateuch) who has heavily worked over xix.- xxi., and put the book into its present form by the addition of i.-ii.
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  • But the confusion of the Leleges with the Carians (immigrant conquerors akin to Lydians and Mysians, and probably to Phrygians) which first appears in a Cretan legend (quoted by Herodotus, but repudiated, as he says, by the Carians themselves) and is repeated by Callisthenes, Apollodorus and other later writers, led easily to the suggestion of Callisthenes, that Leleges joined the Carians in their (half legendary) raids on the coasts of Greece.
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  • He is closely akin to Glaucus Pontius, the frantic horses of the one probably representing the stormy waves, the other the sea in its calmer mood.
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  • According to others, Zagreus was originally a god of the chase, who became a hunter of men and a god of the underworld, more akin to Hades than to Dionysus (see also Titans).
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  • The tribes of the Caribbean seaboard, from Chiriqui to Goajira, are generally attached to the great Carib stock; those of the eastern plains show affinities with the neighbouring Brazilian races; those of the elevated Tuquerres district are of the Peruvian type; and the tribes of Antioquia, Cauca, Popayan and Neiva preserve characteristics more akin to those of the Aztecs than to, any other race.
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  • Of the language spoken by the Aequi before the Roman conquest we have no record; but since the Marsi, who lived farther east, spoke in the 3rd century B.C. a dialect closely akin to Latin, and since the Hernici, their neighbours to the south-west, did the same, we have no ground for separating any of these tribes from the Latian group (see Latini).
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  • The measure is akin to an arrest warrant rather than a court hearing, so the Minister 's argument is somewhat specious.
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  • The data center is now akin to a symphony hall with 150 people per seat.
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  • According to my research a top-secret military base now exists at Ultima Thule akin to S4 at Area 51 in Nevada.
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  • A breach of confidence was restrained as a form of unconscionable conduct, akin to a breach of trust.
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  • No, it's not a contender for the litter box you've just stepped in, it's something completely foreign looking, akin to a water-logged mouse.
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  • Some lenders, particularly mortgage lenders, regard debt consolidation service enrollment as being akin to bankruptcy.
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  • Smart Draw is more akin to working with blueprints than photo images, but it still gives you the capability to move things around and get a feel for how your ideas play out.
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  • The gameplay is very akin to the critically acclaimed, commercially ignored "War of the Monsters", in that the player is dropped into a virtual sandbox of sorts and given the freedom to smash any and everything one can.
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  • In that moment she was certain she saw something in his eyes - something akin to remorse.
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  • Her air supply cut off, she tore at the hand holding her until the skin on his arm fell away to reveal smooth, black skin more akin to a reptile's than a human's.
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  • The jactus lapidum of which he speaks was probably more akin to the modern "putting the weight," once even called "putting the stone."
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  • Latin will be counted the language of the earlier plebeian stratum of the population of Rome and Latium, probably once spread over a large area of the peninsula, and akin in sijme degree to the language or languages spoken in north Italy before either the Etruscan or the Gallic invasions began.
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  • The one was a conquest by a people whose tongue and institutions were still palpably akin to those of the English.
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  • It is most nearly akin to the Sasak language spoken in Lombok and on the east coast of Bali.
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  • For Heraclitus the soul approaches most nearly to perfection when it is most akin to the fiery vapour out of which it was originally created, and as this is most so in death, "while we live our souls are dead in us, but when we die our souls are restored to life."
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  • Closely akin to these, though not derived from the Old Believers, are certain mystic sects which deny the efficacy of the sacraments altogether.
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  • In this wider sense Demeter is akin to Ge, with whom she has several epithets in common, and is sometimes identified with Rhea-Cybele; thus Pindar speaks of Demeter xaXKoKparos (" brass-rattling "), an epithet obviously more suitable to the Asiatic than to the Greek earth-goddess.
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  • Birds are subject to malaria, which is caused by blood parasites akin to those in man and having a similar life-history.
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  • This involves the view that the historical traditions are mainly due to two characteristic though very complicated recensions, one under the influence of the teaching of Deuteronomy (Joshua to Kings, see § 20), the other, of a more priestly character (akin to Leviticus), of somewhat later date (Genesis to Joshua, with traces in Judges to Kings, see § 23).
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  • At this time they were speaking Oscan as well as Greek, and two of three Oscan inscriptions in Greek alphabet still testify to the language spoken in the town in the 3rd century B.C. We know, however, that the Bruttians, though at this date speaking the same language (Oscan) as the Samnite tribe of the Lucani, were not actually akin to them.
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  • A priori considerations suggest that they may have been akin to the Siceli, but of this at present no positive evidence can be given.
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  • The Syriac alphabet, which derived its letters from forms ultimately akin to those of the Old Hebrew and Phoenician alphabets, has the same twenty-two letters as the Hebrew.
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  • But such a temper of mind is much more akin to scepticism than to mysticism; it is characteristic of those who either do not feel the need of philosophizing their beliefs, or who have failed in doing so and take refuge in sheer acceptance.
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  • The name of Aryan has been given to the races speaking languages derived from, or akin to, the ancient form of Sanskrit, who now occupy the temperate zone extending from the Mediterranean, across the highlands of Asia Minor, Persia and Afghanistan, to India.
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  • The text at his disposal, especially in the Queste section, must have been closely akin to that used by the Dutch translator and the compiler of Lenoire, 1533.
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  • It was abolished in 1880 as regards all leases entered into after the 11th of November 1881, where the land demised exceeded two acres in extent, and the landlord was left to remedies akin to ejectment (Hypothec Abolition, Scotland, Act 1880).
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  • Still, Lake Baikal has a seal (Phoca vitulina, Phoca baikalensis of Dybowski) quite akin to the seals of Spitsbergen, marine sponges, polychaetes, a marine mollusc (ancilodoris), and some marine gammarids.
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  • Reisner & Firth have shown that the early culture of Nubia was closely akin to that of the predynastic Egyptians, which no doubt came from the south.
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  • We find an illustration of this in the fact that a red and black pottery, obviously akin to the predynastic Egyptian, but of finer make, was manufactured in Nubia in the time of the XII.
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  • In some parts of Herzegovina the dress, manners and physical type of the peasantry are akin to those of Montenegro.
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  • Muller, it had its origin in the worship of Zeus Laphystius; the fleece is the pledge of reconciliation; Jason is a propitiating god of health, Medea a goddess akin to Hera; Aeetes is connected with the Colchian sun-worship. Forchhammer saw in it an old nature symbolism; Jason, the god of healing and fruitfulness, brought the fleece - the fertilizing rain-cloud - to the western land that was parched by the heat of the sun.
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  • The king's language and the royal writing, and also religious words are, however, apparently of Aryan origin and akin to Pali.
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  • The true Thracians were part of that dark-complexioned, long-skulled race, which had been in the Balkan peninsula from the Stone Age, closely akin to the Pelasgians, the aborigines of Greece, to the Ligurians, the aborigines of Italy, and to the Iberians.
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  • But his experience after Talavera had been akin to that of Moore; his expectations from the Spaniards had not been realized; he had been almost intercepted by the French, and he had narrowly escaped from a critical position.
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  • Another over-dress of the Romans was the paenula, a cloak akin to the poncho of the modern Spaniards and Spanish Americans, i.e.
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  • She is also connected with Poseidon in the legend of Erechtheus, not as being in any way akin to the former in nature or character, but as indicating the contest between an old and a new religion.
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  • A rare species is the acacia erioloba Rameel doom, akin to the acacia giraffae of Bechuanaland.
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  • The Mrarrath gazze or Cave of Treasures, translated and edited by C. Bezold (Leipzig, 1883-1888), is akin (as Duval remarks) to the Book of Jubilees.
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  • This rodent, Coelogenys (or Agouti) paca, together with one or two other tropical American species, represents a genus near akin to the agoutis and included in the family Caviidae.
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  • Now, what is remarkable in these and many other reactions is not only that effects apparently very opposite may result from minute differences of molecular construction, but also that, whatever the construction, agents, not wholly indifferent to the body or part, tend to anchor themselves to organic molecules in some way akin to them.
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  • On the other hand, the reagents by which such modifications are apt to be produced are not necessarily simple; many of them likewise are known to be of very high degrees of complexity, approaching perhaps in complexity the molecules to which they are akin.
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  • Akin to the geometrical works is that On the Dioptra, a remarkable book on land-surveying, so called from the instrument described in it, which was used for the same purposes as the modern theodolite.
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  • The origin of the Khazars has been much disputed, and they have been variously regarded as akin to the Georgians, Finno-Ugrians and Turks.
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  • The latter were indubitably the Ugrian nomads of the steppe, akin to the Tatar invaders of Europe, who filled the armies and convoyed the caravans of the ruling caste.
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  • They are inscribed in an alphabet which has many points of similarity with the western Greek alphabets, and some with the Punic alphabet; but which seems to retain a few characters from an older script akin to those of Minoan Crete and Roman Libya.
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  • By the year 95 6 .Ælfgifu had become the king's wife, but in 958 Archbishop Odo of Canterbury secured their separation on the ground of their being too closely akin.
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  • It is certain that Gerbert knew, and used, a Perceval which, if not Kiot's poem, must have been closely akin to it; as he too makes the Swan-Knight a descendant of the Grail hero.
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  • The mussel (i-no.kai) is well represented by the species numa-gai (marsh-mussel), karasu-gai (raven-mussel), kamisori-gai (razor-mussel), shijimi-no-kai (Corbicula), of which there are nine species, &c. Unlike the land-molluscs, the great majority of Japanese sea-molluscs are akin to those of the Indian Ocean and the Malay archipelago.
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  • The northern Doris, for example, spoke Aeolic, while Elis, Phocis, and many non-Dorian districts of north-west Greece spoke dialects akin to Doric. Many Dorian states had additional " nonDorian tribes "; Sparta, which claimed to be of pure and typical Dorian origin, maintained institutions and a mode of life which were without parallel in Peloponnese, in the Parnassian and in the Asiatic Doris, and were partially reflected in Crete only.
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  • Arcadia, on the other hand, in the heart of Peloponnese, retained till a late date a quite different dialect, akin to the ancient dialect of Cyprus, and more remotely to Aeolic. This distribution makes it clear (r) that the Doric dialects of Peloponnese represent a superstratum, more recent than the speech of Arcadia; (2) that Laconia and its colonies preserve features alike, -n and -w which are common to southern Doric and Aeolic; (3) that those parts of " Dorian " Greece in which tradition makes the pre-Dorian population " Ionic," and in which the political structure shows that the conquered were less completely subjugated, exhibit the Ionic -a and -ov; (4) that as we go north, similar though more barbaric dialects extend far up the western side of central-northern Greece, and survive also locally in the highlands of south Thessaly; (5) that east of the watershed Aeolic has prevailed over the area which has legends of a Boeotian and Thessalian migration, and replaces Doric in the northern Doris.
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  • Even in northern and westcentral Greece, all vestige of any former prevalence has been obliterated by the spread of " Aeolic " dialects akin to those of Thessaly and Boeotia; even the northern Doris, for example, spoke "Aeolic" in historic times.
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  • Their position is curiously akin to that outlined by William Chillingworth in his famous work The Religion of Protestants (1637-1638).
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  • The spontaneous yet successful effort made by President Roosevelt in 1905 to bring together the Russian and Japanese governments, and to secure their appointing delegates to discuss terms of peace, although not strictly mediation, was closely akin to it.
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  • His character and tastes were much more akin to those of Horace than of either Persius or Juvenal.
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  • In interpreting its environment first as a world of things that seem to stand in a relation of exclusion to one another and to itself, then as a natural system governed by rigid mechanical necessity, the mind can yet feel that in its very opposition the world is akin to it, bone of its bone and flesh of its flesh.
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  • His "substitute for religion" is a doctrine in many points akin to Comte and Feuerbach, the former of whom he resembles in his sentimentalism.
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  • Thus man's spirit, ever largely but potential, can respond actively to the historic Jesus, because already touched and made hungry by the all-actual Spirit-God who made that soul akin unto Himself.
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  • The alphabet of the Sabaean inscriptions is most closely akin to the Ethiopic, but is purely consonantal, without the modifications in the consonantal forms which Ethiopic has devised to express vowels.
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  • Other classes of prehistoric pile-structures akin to the lake dwellings are the Terremare of Italy and the Terpen of Holland.
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  • Its original members, those still best entitled to their name in any strict sense, are epistles, and in this respect also most akin to Apostolic writings.
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  • But while literary in form and conception, its appeal is in spirit so personal a testimony to what the Gospel has done for the writer and his fellow Christians, that it is akin to the piety of the Apostolic Fathers as a group. It is true that it has marked affinities, e.g.
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  • If the modus operandi was akin to soothsaying it was only because that special form of soothsaying was peculiar to the particular cult of that god, and even this as a secondary development.
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  • In natural soothsaying this frenzy is the necessary physical accompaniment of an afflatus which, though it seems supernatural to a rude people, is really akin to poetic inspiration.
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  • In the first year of the 13th century, the Knights of the Sword, one of the numerous orders of crusading military monks, had been founded in Livonia to "convert" the pagan Letts, and, in 1208, the still more powerful Teutonic order was invited by Duke Conrad of Masovia to settle in the district of Kulm (roughly corresponding to modern East Prussia) to protect his territories against the incursions of the savage Prussians, a race closely akin to the Lithuanians.
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  • The Jagiellonic period (1386-1572) is the history of the consolidation and fusion into one homogeneous, political whole of numerous national elements, more or less akin ethnologically, but differing immensely in language, religion and, above all, in degrees of civilization.
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  • Besides the poems, we possess the prose Tristan, an enormous compilation, akin to the prose Lancelot, where the original story, though still to be traced, is obscured by a mass of later Arthurian adventures.
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  • The islanders are a Spanish race, very closely akin to the Catalans; but the long period of Moorish rule has left its mark on their physical type and customs. In character they are industrious and hospitable, and pique themselves on their loyalty and orthodoxy.
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  • A structure akin to cleavage, often exemplified by slates especially when they have been somewhat contorted or gnarled, is the Ausweichungsclivage of Albert Heim.
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  • The graphite veins in the older crystalline rocks are probably akin to metalliferous veins and the material derived from deep-seated sources; the decomposition of metallic carbides by water and the reduction of hydrocarbon vapours have been suggested as possible modes of origin.
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  • Horner's researches tend to show that the Greek text on which it was based was different from that represented by the Bohairic, and probably was akin to the " Western " text, perhaps of the type used by Clement of Alexandria.
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  • The Jurassic faunas of the United States were akin to those of other continents.
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  • And that other side of life, of which she had never before thought and which had formerly seemed to her so far away and improbable, was now nearer and more akin and more comprehensible than this side of life, where everything was either emptiness and desolation or suffering and indignity.
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  • But she could not pacify herself with these reflections; a feeling akin to remorse troubled her when she thought of her visit.
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  • Only when he had understood the peasants' tastes and aspirations, had learned to talk their language, to grasp the hidden meaning of their words, and felt akin to them did he begin boldly to manage his serfs, that is, to perform toward them the duties demanded of him.
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  • While I expected something more akin to red blotches, I was pleased to see that my skin looked vibrant, fresh and naturally flushed.
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  • Stock photography is akin to direct sales.
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  • The sumptuous, freshly-grilled midday meal is more akin to a banquet and has even been featured in the Gourmet Magazine.
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  • Since most major cruise ships are akin to floating cities, there are dozens of positions that need to be filled.
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  • Securing a last-minute deal on an Antarctica cruise is akin to hitting the jackpot for nature lovers.
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  • It's akin to being inducted in the hall of fame.
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  • It remained distinct from evening wear, which is still much more akin to black tie.
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  • A peek at the finest selection of vintage clothing is akin to going back in time!
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  • Shooting is akin to randomly aiming and firing.
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  • Carrier is survival horror akin to Resident Evil.
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  • So akin, in fact, you'll notice a lot of similarities.
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  • Alternatively, this could be an innovative original title, akin to Metal Gear Acid, possibly released in tandem with the new Tekken game to appear on the Sony PlayStation 3.
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  • Also known as a video game walkthrough, these video game strategy guides are akin to roadmaps or GPS navigation devices.
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  • It is akin to actually meeting a famous personality.
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  • This is akin to the frequencies that you use with cordless phones in the home, except you're not exactly free to choose which frequency you want to use.
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  • Adding PDA organizer applications is akin to the proliferation of camera phones and music phones.
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  • Instead, it performs an action akin to minimizing on your Windows computer.
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  • It may be a little unfair to base this comparison simply on the clock speed of the processor, as this would be akin to comparing the relative speed of a car based solely on the horsepower rating.
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  • From text messages to email, YouTube videos to Facebook updates, a mobile phone has become much more akin to a pocket computer.
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  • Objectively-oriented morality is akin to Kohlberg's universal principles stage.
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  • Neutrals - In feng shui, neutral tones are akin to skin tones and represent sexual well being.
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  • Some areas have outlawed them claiming they are akin to indecent exposure.
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  • These handbags have been around for over one hundred and fifty years, and owning one is akin to owning a piece of American history.
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  • On the flip side, Pisces can also feel an exquisite level of happiness that feels very much akin to the feeling of ecstasy; this sign is capable of incredible highs and lows.
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  • In reality, comparing Bollywood movies to Hollywood movies is a bit akin to comparing the proverbial apples and oranges.
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  • Something akin to the notion that there are no atheists in foxholes, the idea of Friday the 13th as an unlucky day has been with most of people since childhood.
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  • They are more akin to buying an inspected and certified pre-owned vehicle.
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  • For some people, it might be akin to finding a needle in a haystack, especially if the shoe in question was an instant sellout.
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  • For some people, however, the word Gothic is akin to the idea of Goth style - a style of dress and manner that took inspiration from the dark imagery of the Gothic art style.
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  • Metaphors are more akin to lies than to an enriching form of communication.
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  • The condition is more akin to blindness than to a debilitating illness.
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  • Business success is akin to gingerly stepping on eggshells while crossing a minefield with hope that nothing will explode.
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  • This fragile, but nearly undetectable, undergarment is practically akin to nudity.
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  • The weight and slight movement of water bras is much more akin to the natural look and feel of the breasts than foam or other padding.
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  • The show's format was akin to a sitcom with each 30 minute episode covering some event in the family's life that was usually resolved by the time the episode was over.
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  • Saffron Rouge only carries brands that source mineral, natural and organic ingredients in its products (it is akin to the Sephora of the natural and organic beauty world).
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  • It would be akin to magic, and sadly there is simply no such thing - yet.
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  • The sensation has been described as being akin to rubber bands snapping against the skin.
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  • Some social bookmarking sites, such as You Blogged are specifically geared towards bloggers.Choosing a social bookmarking service is akin to choosing a display cabinet for your home.
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  • Because employers and employees must both contribute, FICA is therefore more akin to a contribution program, despite technically being regarded as a tax.
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  • Although titled an "application", this form is more akin to a notice to the IRS that you will file your return late.
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  • He used the age-old method of asking questions that needed answers until she swung into something akin to conversation.
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  • One may regard him as an idealist, though Scottish intuitionalism - especially in the writings of Professor John Veitch - has claimed him for its own; and indeed Descartes's two substances of active mind and passive extended matter are very much akin to " Natural Dualism."
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  • The whole wing is a unique modification, deeply affecting the skeletal, muscular and tegumentary structures, but fluttering, skimming, sailing, soaring are motions much more akin to one another than climbing and grasping, running, scratching, paddling and wading.
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  • Lastly, it examines into registers and promulgates new laws, a function which, in theory, gives it a power, akin to that of the Supreme Court of the United States, of rejecting measures not in accordance with the fundamental laws.
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  • According to Farnell, the meaning of the epithet is to be looked for in the original conception of Erinys, which was that of an earth-goddess akin to Ge, thus naturally associated with Demeter, rather than that of a wrathful avenging deity.
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  • The races speaking the languages akin to the ancient Assyrian, which are now mainly represented by Arabic, have been called Semitic, and occupy the countries south-west of Aryans.
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  • Japan appears to have been formerly inhabited by the Ainus, who have traditions of an older but unknown population, but was invaded in prehistoric times by a race akin to the Koreans, which was possibly mingled with Malay elements after occupying the southern part of the islands.
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  • The development of foliation in shaly rocks is undoubtedly closely akin to the production of cleavage in slates.
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  • The Siphonaptera appear by the form of the larva and the nature of the metamorphosis to be akin to the Orthorrhapha - in which division they have indeed been included by many students.
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  • The word mutzen, to dock, cut off, which first appears in the 14th century, does not help much, though the name of another vestment akin to the almuce - the mozzetta - has been by some traced to it through the Ital.
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  • The earliest form of the name of the symbol which we can reach is the Hebrew beth, to which the Phoenician must have been closely akin, as is shown by the Greek Oiira, which is borrowed from it with a vowel affixed.
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  • But this formal agreement includes material differences, and the spirit which breathes in Lotze's writings is more akin to the objects and aspirations of the idealistic school than to the cold formalism of Herbart.
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  • Though he thought of everything, considered everything, and did everything the best of officers could do in his position, he was in a state akin to feverish delirium or drunkenness.
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  • It was a feeling akin to what he had felt at the Sloboda Palace during the Emperor's visit--a sense of the necessity of undertaking something and sacrificing something.
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  • One has hitherto supposed that he was related to the Mediterraneans, the race to which the Bronze Age Greeks and Italians belonged; but this supposed connexion may well break down in the matter of skull form, as the Hittite skull, like that of the modern Anatolian, probably inclined to be brachycephalic. whereas that of the Mediterranean inclined in the other direction, And now the Bohemian Assyriologist Prof. Hrozny has brought forward evidence s that the cuneiform script adopted by the Hittites from the Mesopotamians expressed an Indo-European tongue, nearly akin to Latin!
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  • Nearly akin to these are several other forms of little but botanical interest; not _ far removed is the black or dyer's oak, F rom Isotschy op. c i t.
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  • The Mowbray match had already brought to the Howards the representation of an elder line of the Fitzalan earls, who sat in the seats of their ancestors, the Aubignys and Warennes, great earls near akin to their sovereigns.
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