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an inference that if things agree in some respects they probably agree in others

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drawing a comparison in order to show a similarity in some respect

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the religious belief that between creature and creator no similarity can be found so great but that the dissimilarity is always greater

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uru- is shown to have been analogically remodeled as a vowel-initial word on the basis of the feminine forms; uloka- had variant forms with and without the initial glide due to early dissimilation from the following *u and two rounded vowels *u.
All of the above derivations assume a Latin or at least a Romance source for -ne, whether seen as an originally independent morpheme or an analogically created one.
Section 5c presents the efficiency zone, where analogically to the efficiency line of "standard deviation--mean value" all the efficiency lines "standard deviation--quintile" are presented.
Analogically, this would be like a Dominican priest arguing that all Catholics regardless of their historical, cultural, or doctrinal orientation had fundamentally misunderstood the concept of the Holy Spirit.
Analogically, we made a visualisation of temperature fields between flat protrusion-free plates (Fig.
While a given response key was kept depressed, the points bet for the corresponding option increased continuously, which was indicated analogically by the movement of the scroll-bar from left to right, as well as with numbers in the corresponding text box ranging from 0 to 100.
Naidu defines human security analogically with national security, as "a situation in which life, body and the well-being of the human person have been protected through the use of physical violence" (Naidu, 2001:1).
The prologue explicitly positions the play as political, and encourages the audience to interpret analogically.
In the absence of free aromatic positions analogically to the polycondensation of o,p'-substituted ortho-HM phenols alkali can favour the self-condensation of ortho-HM derivatives with the formation of o, o -dimethylene ethers group and subsequent F release from these ethers [20].
The system registers the sales analogically to the cash registers and is in constant Internet connection to the National Revenue Agency (NAP).
Analogically, the ethical mediation can, and should, reduce the importance of purely cultural, ethnical, linguistic or religious criteria in the constitution of regions and regional identity.
Parker's only for readers as dull and analogically obtuse as she
Biodiesel fuel admixed with 10% of ethanol (v/v) determines higher BSFC rates and increased exhaust emission of hazardous compounds comparing to the analogically established parameters of B30.
Analogically to Stokoe's notation system, the symbols of the hand forms are originated from Estonian fingerspelling alphabet and number system.