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imitative

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1 using or marked by the use of something else as a basis or model
  • your writing style tends to be imitative of whichever author you've recently read

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2 being such in appearance only and made with or manufactured from usually cheaper materials
  • an imitative extract never has the flavor of the real thing

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The first known use of imitative was in 1584

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“Imitative.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/imitative. Accessed 4 Dec. 2020.

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