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i muh tay shuhn

  • n  the doctrine that representations of nature or human behavior should be accurate imitations
  • n  something copied or derived from an original
  • n  copying (or trying to copy) the actions of someone else
  • n  a representation of a person that is exaggerated for comic effect
  • s  not genuine or real; being an imitation of the genuine article; it's real synthetic fur"
    decorated with imitation palm leaves

  • An editorial in the China Daily wondered: "How come an imitation of a democratic system ends up selecting the singer who has the least ability to carry a tune?".
  • As one of the most successful magazines ever published, Playboy has inevitably inspired imitation.
  • Winehouse sings with as much power and sinew as the soul divas she fetishizes, and whether by accident or imitation, she's got their troubles, too; man trouble, booze trouble .
News & Articles

  • San Diego Comic-Con to Feature Stars and Producers of Groundbreaking Documentary “I Know That Voice” in Q&A Panel ...
    The star-studded cast and crew of “I Know That Voice,” a new documentary that ‘puts a face to the voices we all know and love,’ will meet at San Diego Comic-Con to divulge exclusive details about the film; fans offered access to Insider VIP List, DVD pre-orders and Cartoon Voice Imitation Contest. (PRWeb July 02, 2013) Read the full story at ...
    July 2, 2013 - PRWeb
  • SB Lookbook Love: Kenzo’s Resort 2014 Throwback California Vibe
    It's been said that imitation is the best form of flattery. So when Kenzo designers, Humberto Leon and Carol Lim mimicked their Resort 2014 collection after suburban Los Angeles in the late Eighties, you can expect candy coated goodness.... More »
    July 1, 2013 - The Atlanta Post
  • Spilly made a meal for Tim Tebow
    Not real bacon though. We'll just toss in some imitation bacon into a blender. Maybe toss isn't the best word. As this is a Tebow meal, you will likely throw it into the sink instead, or the stove top, or the living room couch. It's better to carry the bacon and place it directly into the blender.
    June 28, 2013 -

  • Dan Fouts in The Daily News Online
    We've lost a man who has contributed to the game of pro football in a very lasting way with his innovations and with his style,Hall of Famer Dan Fouts, the quarterback who made Air Coryell fly, said from Oregon. "They say that imitation is...
  • Barney Frank in Spartanburg Herald Journal (subscription)
    Frank called the measure "a pale imitation" of what the House has already done to head off a deeper housing crisis.
  • Charles Schumer in Houston Chronicle
    Imitation may be the sincerest form of flattery but it's bad for our fashion industry here in New York,said Schumer, DN.Y., one of the sponsors of the Design Piracy Prohibition Act, introduced in the US Senate on Thursday.

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