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Synonyms for mimicry
ˈmɪm ɪk rimimic·ry

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English Synonyms and Antonyms1.0 / 1 vote

  1. mimicry

    A caricature is a grotesque exaggeration of striking features or peculiarities, generally of a person; a burlesque treats any subject in an absurd or incongruous manner. A burlesque is written or acted; a caricature is more commonly in sketch or picture. A parody changes the subject, but keeps the style; a travesty keeps the subject, but changes the style; a burlesque does not hold itself to either subject or style; but is content with a general resemblance to what it may imitate. A caricature, parody, or travesty must have an original; a burlesque may be an independent composition. An account of a schoolboys' quarrel after the general manner of Homer's Iliad would be a burlesque; the real story of the Iliad told in newspaper style would be a travesty. An extravaganza is a fantastic composition, musical, dramatic, or narrative. Imitation is serious; mimicry is either intentionally or unintentionally comical.

    Synonyms:
    burlesque, caricature, exaggeration, extravaganza, imitation, parody, take-off, travesty

Princeton's WordNet3.0 / 1 vote

  1. apery, mimicrynoun

    the act of mimicking; imitative behavior

    Synonyms:
    apery

  2. mimicrynoun

    the resemblance of an animal species to another species or to natural objects; provides concealment and protection from predators

    Synonyms:
    apery

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Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words4.0 / 1 vote

  1. mimicrynoun

    Synonyms:
    mocking, imitation, mimesis

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "mimicry":

    imitation

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#17637imitation
#18520parody
#28209extravaganza
#31719caricature
#38688exaggeration
#47210burlesque
#56153travesty
#73494mimicry

How to use mimicry in a sentence?

  1. Oscar Wilde:

    Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation.

  2. Juan Guerrero:

    The genius of the attacker in the Carbanak case is taking the time to learn directly from the victim and thus bypass fraud prevention measures through sheer mimicry.


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