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    imitation

    imitation - Dictionary definition and meaning for word imitation

    Definition
    (noun) the doctrine that representations of nature or human behavior should be accurate imitations Definition
    (noun) something copied or derived from an original Definition
    (noun) copying (or trying to copy) the actions of someone else Definition
    (noun) a representation of a person that is exaggerated for comic effect
    Synonyms : caricature , impersonation
    Definition
    (adj) not genuine or real; being an imitation of the genuine article
    Synonyms : fake , false , faux , simulated
    Example Sentence
    • it isn't fake anything; it's real synthetic fur
    • faux pearls
    • false teeth
    • decorated with imitation palm leaves
    • a purse of simulated alligator hide
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for imitation

imitation, rhymes with invitation, people just like to mimic (imitate) other people when they invite their friends. "they say: oh, well, why not we invite our friends too? we're not imitating or something" =>even though they are.

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