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ally

a plant, animal, substance, etc., closely related to another in characteristics or form
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I felt that I must have something in reserve for my dreadful acquaintance, and his ally the still more dreadful young man.
Those who occupied the gallery to whom this injurious and unpolite speech was addressed, were the family of Cedric the Saxon, with that of his ally and kinsman, Athelstane of Coningsburgh, a personage, who, on account of his descent from the last Saxon monarchs of England, was held in the highest respect by all the Saxon natives of the north of England.
I began to believe that I had found an ally, and I answered him at once.
6th, He shall be our ally against our enemies in the island of Blefuscu, and do his utmost to destroy their fleet, which is now preparing to invade us.