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adjective as in copying

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When he adjusted the field to imitate those in the open ocean west of Africa, the turtles swam toward the northwest, likewise ostensibly enabling them to remain within the gyre.

Have your partner stay in the guest room and imitate the kind of noises likely to come out of a typical lovemaking session.

To call Takashi Murakami just an artist is missing the point because when life starts to imitate art, it’s more than all of that.

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That phrase may imitate the majestic gait of profundity, but it’s really just a colorful balloon animal.

We’re not trying to imitate, we’re just driven by pure passion and what our players like.

And it is strange that, yeah, the art imitating life and vice versa is something that people are really interested in.

He was imitating life and he had these tremendous insights over a huge range.

Mueller sings straightforwardly, in the lower end of the register—channeling King without imitating her.

One thinks of art imitating life imitating art, and all the chaos that can bring.

After a 2-year-old dressed as a tiger and visited the tiger exhibit at the zoo, the real tiger began imitating the boy.

That remained for M. Dolland, a celebrated physician, to do; and he did it by studying and imitating the formation of the eye.

The nave is modern (by Street, 1877), imitating the choir of the 14th century, with its curious skeleton-vaulting in the aisles.

In one respect, however, our poets have been far from imitating the great German.

Her teacher said he had never seen surpassed her genius of imitating the roundness and softness of flesh.

Can it be wondered that Elizabeth conceived the idea of imitating her sister's policy and forming a "plantation" in the North?


On this page you'll find 9 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to imitating, such as: echoing, emulating, following, matching, paralleling, and reflecting.

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