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like

Like as a preposition takes an object:
            He bellowed like a bull.

Do not use like as a conjunction to begin a clause except in colloquial context.
            Write: He bellowed as though he were a bull.

Hyphenate the suffix -like after the letter l, a proper noun, or when it is part of a long or awkward combination not in Webster's:
city-like
jewel-like
Buddha-like
accordion-like
forceps-like
antenna-like
tuba-like
jet-set-like
sunlike
buglike
footlike
spearlike