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1. Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0
apish, battological, delineatory, depictive, duplicative, echoic, echoing, embodying, emulative, figurative, graphic, ideographic, illustrational, illustrative, incarnating, iterative, limning, mimetic, mimic, mimish, onomatopoeic, onomatopoetic, parrotlike, personifying, pictographic, pictorial, portraying, recapitulative, redundant, reduplicative, reechoing, reiterant, reiterative, repeating, repetitional, repetitive, representational, representative, representing, simulative, symbolizing, tautological, tautologous, typifying, vivid
Dictionary Results for imitative:
1. WordNet® 3.0 (2006)
    adj 1: marked by or given to imitation; "acting is an imitative
           art"; "man is an imitative being" [ant: nonimitative]
    2: (of words) formed in imitation of a natural sound;
       "onomatopoeic words are imitative of noises"; "it was
       independently developed in more than one place as an
       onomatopoetic term"- Harry Hoijer [syn: echoic,
       imitative, onomatopoeic, onomatopoeical,
       onomatopoetic] [ant: nonechoic]
    3: not genuine; imitating something superior; "counterfeit
       emotion"; "counterfeit money"; "counterfeit works of art"; "a
       counterfeit prince" [syn: counterfeit, imitative] [ant:
       echt, genuine]

2. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Imitative \Im"i*ta*tive\, a. [L. imitavitus: cf. F. imitatif.]
   1. Inclined to imitate, copy, or follow; imitating;
      exhibiting some of the qualities or characteristics of a
      pattern or model; dependent on example; not original; as,
      man is an imitative being; painting is an imitative art.
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   2. Formed after a model, pattern, or original.
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            This temple, less in form, with equal grace,
            Was imitative of the first in Thrace. --Dryden.
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   3. (Nat. Hist.) Designed to imitate another species of
      animal, or a plant, or inanimate object, for some useful
      purpose, such as protection from enemies; having
      resemblance to something else; as, imitative colors;
      imitative habits; dendritic and mammillary forms of
      minerals are imitative. -- Im"i*ta*tive*ly, adv. --
      Im"i*ta*tive*ness, n.
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3. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Imitative \Im"i*ta*tive\, n. (Gram.)
   A verb expressive of imitation or resemblance. [R.]
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