Symmetry


Symmetry
(Roget's Thesaurus)
-->Regularity of form.
<- N
PARAG:Symmetry->N
GRP: \\ N \\ 1
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ symmetry
symmetry
shapeliness
finish
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ beauty
beauty
&c. 845
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ proportion
proportion
eurythmy
uniformity
parallelism
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ bilateral symmetry
bilateral symmetry
trilateral symmetry
multilateral symmetry
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ centrality
centrality
&c. 222
GRP: \\ N \\ 2
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ arborescence
arborescence
branching
ramification
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ arbor vitae
arbor vitae
PARAG:Symmetry->Adj
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ symmetrical
symmetrical
shapely
well set
finished
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ beautiful
beautiful
&c. 845
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ classic
classic
chaste
severe
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 2
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ regular
regular
uniform
balanced
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ equal
equal
&c. 27
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ parallel
parallel
coextensive
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 3
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ arborescent
arborescent
arboriform
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ dendriform
dendriform
dendroid
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ branching
branching
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ ramous
ramous
ramose
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ filiciform
filiciform
filicoid
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ subarborescent
subarborescent
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ papilionaceous
papilionaceous

English dictionary for students. 2013.

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