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Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (1870–1938). Roget’s International Thesaurus. 1922.
 
Class IV. Words Relating to the Intellectual Faculties
Division (I) Formation of Ideas
Section II. Precursory Conditions and Operations
 
464. Comparison.
 
  
NOUN:COMPARISON, collation, contrast, parallelism, balance; identification; comparative -, relative- estimate.
  simile, similitude, parallelization [rare]; allegory (metaphor) [See Metaphor].
  
VERB:COMPARE, - to, - with; collate, confront; place side by side (near) [See Nearness]; set -, pit- against one another; contrast, balance.
  compare notes; institute a comparison; parva componere magnis [L.].
  PARALLEL, parallelize; draw a parallel.
  
ADJECTIVE:COMPARATIVE, relative, contrastive; metaphorical [See Metaphor].
  COMPARED WITH &c. v.; comparable; judged by comparison.
  
ADVERB:RELATIVELY (relation) [See Relation]; as compared with &c. v.
  
QUOTATIONS:
  1. Comparisons are odious.
  2. Comparisons are odorous.—Much Ado

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