Example sentences for: akin

How can you use “akin” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • This water, more akin to the English Lake District than sunny southern Europe, is also of great practical use, irrigating crops, including rice, around Lagos.

  • It is hard to foresee a future with a person whose philosophy is akin to that of a cryptofascist clown.

  • This adaptation of Alexandre Dumas' 1846 swashbuckler "transforms its august stars [Leonardo DiCaprio, Jeremy Irons, Gabriel Byrne, Gérard Depardieu, and John Malkovich] into something akin to a manic dinner-theater troupe" ( Slate 's David Edelstein).

  • in the correct belief that manners are a virtue akin to morality."

  • "I've always thought of this magazine as akin to Rolling Stone . And I see myself as a dead ringer for Dame Margot Fonteyn."

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