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similitude - vocabulary

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noun

Similarity, likeness, resemblance; a person or thing that is the match or like another.

When he had a mind to penetrate into the inclinations of those he had to deal with, he composed his face, his gesture, and his whole body, as nearly as he could into the exact similitude of the person he intended to examine; and then carefully observed what turn of mind he seemed to acquire by this change.

—Edmund Burke On the Sublime and Beautiful (1756)

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