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Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (1870–1938). Roget’s International Thesaurus. 1922.

Class II. Words Relating to Space
Section III. Form
1. General Form

242. [Regularity of Form.] Symmetry.

   NOUN:SYMMETRY, shapeliness, finish; beauty [See Beauty]; proportion, eurythmy or eurhythmy, eurythmics or eurhythmics, uniformity, parallelism; bilateral -, trilateral -, multilateral- symmetry; centrality [See Centrality]; radiation, regularity, evenness.
  ARBORESCENCE, branching, ramification; arbor vitæ; peloria.
   ADJECTIVE:SYMMETRICAL, shapely, well set, finished; beautiful [See Beauty]; classic, chaste, severe.
  REGULAR, uniform, radiate, radiated, balanced; equal [See Equality]; parallel, coextensive.
  ARBORESCENT, arboriform; dendriform, dendroid or dendroidal; branching; ramous, ramose; fern-shaped, filiciform, filicoid, subarborescent; papilionaceous.