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Imitation

Definition

[n] copying (or trying to copy) the actions of someone else
[n] a copy that is represented as the original
[n] the doctrine that representations of nature or human behavior should be accurate imitations
[n] a representation of a person that is exaggerated for comic effect
[adj] artificial and inferior; "ersatz coffee"; "coffee substitute"
[adj] not genuine or real; being an imitation of the genuine article; "it isn't fake anything; it's real synthetic fur"; "faux pearls"; "false teeth"; "decorated with imitation palm leaves"; "a purse of simulated aligator hide"

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