Replace ‘Looks/Seems Like’

We are always looking for ways to make our writing stronger, and more dynamic. One thing you can do is to replace ‘looks like’ or ‘seems like’ with other words to change the sentence structure to something more active.

For example: replace It seems like it’s the same… with It resembles… or It mirrors…

Below is a list of words you can use.

Please consult your dictionary if you are not sure about the proper meaning of the word and whether it will fit your text.

adoptshintsproposes
affectsimitatesrefers
announcesimpliesreflects
assumesinsinuatesreiterates
betraysmentionsrepresents
broadcastsmimesresembles
commendsmimicsresonates
communicatesmirrorsreveals
declaresmocksreverberates
denotesnotifiessignifies
designatesoffersspoofs
divulgesparallelssteers
echoesparodiesstimulates
emulatesparrotssuggests
exposesposestells
fakespretendstouts
feignsproclaims

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2 thoughts on “Replace ‘Looks/Seems Like’

  1. Thank you for this post. I found it helpful. I’m frequently looking for alternative words or phrases and wondered it if was just me. As always, excellent information. Thank you

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