"semblance" in the noun sense
1. semblance, gloss, color, colour
an outward or token appearance or form that is deliberately misleading
"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"
2. illusion, semblance
an erroneous mental representation
3. likeness, semblance
picture consisting of a graphic image of a person or thing
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