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synonyms for aping

  • caricature
  • parody
  • apery
  • imitation
  • impression
  • mockery
  • takeoff
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For example, fossils show how apes came to walk upright over millions of years, leading to the evolution of humans.
SCIENTISTS SAY: EVOLUTIONBETHANY BROOKSHIRENOVEMBER 16, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
I worry too for the charismatic species—elephants, whales, dolphins, the great apes—whose habitats are being plundered.
ARE WE WIRED TO BE OUTSIDE? - ISSUE 92: FRONTIERSGRIGORI GUITCHOUNTSNOVEMBER 11, 2020NAUTILUS
These pie charts tally the methods seven apes used on their crossings.
ANALYZE THIS: ROPES RESTORE A GIBBON HIGHWAY THROUGH A RAINFORESTCAROLYN WILKENOVEMBER 11, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
Murphy had worked with great apes since her first zoo post at Zoo New England in Boston, Mass.
WHEN PHYSICIANS AND VETERINARIANS TEAM UP, ALL SPECIES BENEFITLIZ DEVITTNOVEMBER 5, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
The majority of modern mammals—about 70 percent—aren’t social creatures, Weaver says, and the trait was previously believed to have evolved at the same time as the placental group of mammals, which includes humans and other apes.
THESE PREHISTORIC RODENTS WERE SOCIAL BUTTERFLIESKAT ESCHNERNOVEMBER 3, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
All their descendants—Bantu, Berber, Aztec, Aboriginal, Tamil, San, Han, Maori, Inuit, Irish—share certain peculiar behaviors absent in other great apes.
WHEN DID WE BECOME FULLY HUMAN? WHAT FOSSILS AND DNA TELL US ABOUT THE EVOLUTION OF MODERN INTELLIGENCENICK LONGRICHOCTOBER 18, 2020SINGULARITY HUB 
Varna is such a town as only could have been devised by a nomadic race aping the habits of civilized nations.
THE BRITISH EXPEDITION TO THE CRIMEAWILLIAM HOWARD RUSSELL
The usual meaning of the word to the Greek, as to the modern, seems to be little more than an aping or mimicking.
RHETORIC AND POETRY IN THE RENAISSANCEDONALD LEMEN CLARK
It is sound, perhaps it may even be fine sound, yet it signifies nothing: it is as the painted face aping true beauty.
SPIRIT AND MUSICH. ERNEST HUNT
Val leaned back in her chair, wondering if Julia was annoyed at Scherer's aping of Ethan.
THE OPEN QUESTIONELIZABETH ROBINS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO APING

  • aping
  • copying
  • impersonation
  • mimicry
  • mirroring
  • simulation
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.