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They sometimes have to resort to words because their mimicry sometimes failed them.
LOCKED UP IN THE LAND OF LIBERTY: PART IIMICHAEL K. LAVERSJULY 14, 2021WASHINGTON BLADE
Though scientists are keen to explore whether such lab-created mimicry can be pushed further, the 14-day rule stands in the way.
SCIENTISTS PLAN TO DROP THE 14-DAY EMBRYO RULE, A KEY LIMIT ON STEM CELL RESEARCHANTONIO REGALADOMARCH 16, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
The flock mimicry may not be about wooing a female, but deceiving her into believing a predator is nearby, Dalziell says.
A SINGLE MALE LYREBIRD CAN MIMIC THE SOUND OF AN ENTIRE FLOCKJAKE BUEHLERFEBRUARY 25, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
We were speaking of the faculty of mimicry, and he told me such a funny little anecdote about Chopin.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
Caroline, during this time, is busy with an alarming piece of mimicry: she looks as if she were going to faint.
THE PETTY TROUBLES OF MARRIED LIFE, COMPLETEHONORE DE BALZAC
One thing in connection with Chopin's mimicry has to be particularly noted—it is very characteristic of the man.
FREDERICK CHOPIN AS A MAN AND MUSICIANFREDERICK NIECKS
Her powers of mimicry, too, particularly of the different dialects of France, have seldom been surpassed.
QUEENS OF THE FRENCH STAGEH. NOEL WILLIAMS
The strangers assembled to see our childish mimicry of passion were witnesses to a highly-wrought dramatic scene in real life.
THE BLUE JAR STORY BOOKMARIA EDGEWORTH
Nor, indeed, do I want to hear any recitation again, unless it is given in mimicry of some one else.
ADVENTURES AND ENTHUSIASMSE. V. LUCAS
But the phonograph was automatic, and returned the words which had been spoken into it by a purely mechanical mimicry.
HEROES OF THE TELEGRAPHJ. MUNRO
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WORDS RELATED TO MIMICRY

  • caricature
  • imitation
  • mimicry
  • mockery
  • pantomime
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