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epigonic

adjective
variants: or

epigonous

Synonyms and Antonyms of epigonic

  1. using or marked by the use of something else as a basis or model an epic novel that would eventually spawn a vast body of epigonic and decidedly inferior fiction Synonyms apish, canned, emulative, imitative (or epigonous), formulaic, mimetic, mimic, slavish, unoriginalRelated Words copied, cribbed, plagiarized; artificial, bogus, factitious, fake, false, imitation, man-made, mock, sham, simulated, substitute, synthetic; duplicated, photocopied, reduplicated, reproduced, transcribed; backup; counterfeit, deceptive, forged, fraudulent, misleading; cut-and-dried (also cut-and-dry), perfunctory, routine, uninspiredNear Antonyms authentic, bona fide, legitimate, true; genuine, natural, real; classic, ideal, modelAntonyms archetypal (also archetypical), original


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