imitative : Definition, Usages, News and More

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imitative

i muh tay tiv

  • a  marked by or given to imitation
    acting is an imitative art
    man is an imitative being
  • a  (of words) formed in imitation of a natural sound
    onomatopoeic words are imitative of noises
  • a  not genuine; imitating something superior

  • He is the rarest of creatures in the imitative and adaptive world of entertainment, an originator.
  • The Yale School of Fine Arts may be imitative, slightly archaic, but it does give its pupils a knowledge of drawing and the use of paint apparently unequalled in other college .
  • President von Hindenburg of Germany: "Berlin coiffeurs are attempting to launch the 'Hindenburg bob,' an exaggerated 'shingle,' imitative of my short bristling pompadour.
News & Articles

  • Decade-old defunct group may be the key to better US-Venezuela ties
    More than a decade ago, U.S. and Venezuelan legislators began holding meetings of what became known as the Boston Group. The imitative died in 2005 but many of the relationships built during that time, including with current President Nicolás Maduro, seem to be bearing fruit.
    June 25, 2013 - Miami Herald
Quotes

  • Kevin Rudd in NEWS.com.au
    This is a major imitative from the alternative government of Australia,Mr Rudd said. "This half-billion dollar Green Car Innovation Fund is designed to attract a further $1.5 billion of industry investment in producing green car solutions...
  • Jean-Claude Bajeux in USA Today
    Aristide's partisans have begun an urban guerrilla operation that they call Operation Baghdad,human rights activist Jean-Claude Bajeux said Saturday. "The decapitations are imitative of those in Iraq, and they are meant to show the failure...
  • George Orwell in Ocala.com
    George Orwell said of the language of "orthodoxy" that it "seems to demand a lifeless, imitative style."

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