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Though Cobham-Hervey is Australian, just like the singer, imitating Reddy’s speech patterns wasn’t the easiest task.

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It really felt like a melding of my two worlds—life was imitating art there for sure, and it felt special.

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Others contain materials that imitate part of a disease-causing agent.

They imitate the ways in which science works and make claims as if they were scientists because even they recognize the power of a scientific approach.

Frauds imitate the ways science works because even they recognize the power of a scientific approach.

We are now to get angry simply when whites happily imitate something that minorities do.

The idea that when we imitate something we are seeking to replace it rather than join it is weak.

The point of art,” writes Eagleton, channeling the Romantics, “is not to imitate life but to transform it.

My first reaction upon finishing it was to imitate the unsinkable Ursula and begin all over again.

Then, between puffs of cigarette smoke, she began to imitate a mutual friend.

Whatever the species, it is well to imitate the natural conditions as much as possible in the way of soil.

Let us imitate the example of the Great Powers; they cannot exist alone, however strong and great they may be.

Inasmuch as the community is small, and all its inhabitants need the governor and are watching him, they will try to imitate him.

She had taken great pains with the table, trying to imitate Mrs. Perkins's, and the imitation was rather satisfactory to herself.

Her character became insensibly molded to their forms, and she was inspired with restless enthusiasm to imitate their deeds.

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On this page you'll find 111 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to imitate, such as: act like, ape, assume, duplicate, echo, and emulate.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.