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synonyms for apish

  • emulative
  • slavish
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He came shuffling forward with a hundred apish conges and chers milors, to express his happiness at seeing Lord Dalgarno again.
THE FORTUNES OF NIGELSIR WALTER SCOTT
He was broadly built, with long apish arms and a mighty chest, but with lean loins and thin bandy legs.
THE DEVIL IN IRONROBERT E. HOWARD
Vanity and the desire of showing off play no small part in the wrongdoings of apes and apish men and women.
THE CRIMINAL PROSECUTION AND CAPITAL PUNISHMENT OF ANIMALSEDMUND P. EVANS
That apish-looking man there, with the long beard and the loose trousers—he is the woman's brother.
BARCHESTER TOWERSANTHONY TROLLOPE
Even Plutarch himself laments his daughter for the little apish tricks of her infancy.
THE ESSAYS OF MONTAIGNE, COMPLETEMICHEL DE MONTAIGNE
When Henry perceived the apish minion thus upon his track he burst out into a laugh.
HORSE-SHOE ROBINSONJOHN PENDLETON KENNEDY
First of all, he is exceedingly given to little apish tricks and buffooneries.
ESSAYS AND TALESJOSEPH ADDISON
At six o'clock I saw him start, his apish feet padding through the crusted slush.
LADYSMITHH. W. NEVINSON
The fool drew nearer to her, eagerly, apish curiosity goading him.
THE PROUD PRINCEJUSTIN HUNTLY MCCARTHY
To the west the apish Atlanteans are beginning the long climb upward.
THE HYBORIAN AGEROBERT E. HOWARD
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