slavish+imitation

  • 1 slavish imitation — imitation that is too similar to the original …

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  • 2 slavish — slav|ish [ sleıvıʃ ] adjective always doing or following what other people say or do without thinking very much for yourself: She shows a slavish devotion to her job. It was a slavish imitation of his professor s work. ╾ slav|ish|ly adverb ╾… …

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  • 3 slavish — adjective slavish imitation/devotion etc behaviour or actions that show that you cannot make your own decisions about what you should do: a slavish devotion to duty slavishly adverb slavishness noun (U) …

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  • 4 slavish — UK [ˈsleɪvɪʃ] / US adjective always doing or following what other people say or do without thinking very much for yourself She shows a slavish devotion to her job. It was a slavish imitation of his professor s work. Derived words: slavishly… …

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  • 5 imitation — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Following of a model Nouns 1. imitation; quotation, paraphrase, parody, travesty, burlesque; copy, forgery (see falsehood); mockery, mimicry; simulation, pretense, sham, impersonation, imposture;… …

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  • 6 imitation — noun 1 copy of a thing ADJECTIVE ▪ accurate, good, passable ▪ exact, perfect ▪ cheap, crude, pale …

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  • 7 slavish — adj. Slavish is used with these nouns: ↑adherence, ↑devotion, ↑imitation …

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  • 8 Antisemitism in the Soviet Union — Antisemitism Part of Jewish history …

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  • 9 Chinese literature — Introduction       the body of works written in Chinese, including lyric poetry, historical and didactic writing, drama, and various forms of fiction.       Chinese literature is one of the major literary heritages of the world, with an… …

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  • 10 Persian literature — Introduction       body of writings in New Persian (also called Modern Persian), the form of the Persian language written since the 9th century with a slightly extended form of the Arabic alphabet and with many Arabic loanwords. The literary form …

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  • 11 Pléiade, La — ▪ French writers       group of seven French writers of the 16th century, led by Pierre de Ronsard (Ronsard, Pierre de), whose aim was to elevate the French language to the level of the classical tongues as a medium for literary expression. La… …

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  • 12 Gothic Architecture — • History of the style Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Gothic Architecture     Gothic Architecture     † …

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  • 13 apish — adjective Date: circa 1527 resembling an ape: as a. extremely silly or affected < apish antics > b. given to slavish imitation • apishly adverb • apishness noun …

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  • 14 La Pléiade — This article is about French poetry. For other uses see Pleiades (disambiguation) The Pléiade is the name given to a group of 16th century French Renaissance poets whose principal members were Pierre de Ronsard, Joachim du Bellay and Jean Antoine …

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  • 15 Tetisheri — was the matriarch of the Egyptian royal family of the late 17th Dynasty and early 18th Dynasty. She was the wife of Tao I Seqenenre, the mother of Tao II Seqenenre, and the grandmother of Kamose and Ahmose I. Tetisheri was born to parents (Tjenna …

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  • 16 Muhammad Abduh — Religion Islam Personal Born January 1849, 1(1 01 1849) …

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  • 17 Friedrich von Logau — Friedrich Freiherr von Logau (January 1605 July 24, 1655), German epigrammatist, was born at Brockut, near Nimptsch, in Silesia in 1605. He who never called himself Freiherr (baron) was educated at the gymnasium of Brieg and subsequently studied… …

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  • 18 Uttam Kumar — Infobox actor name = উত্তম কুমার Uttam Kumar ‌ imagesize = 150px caption = Uttam Kumar birthname = Arun Kumar Chatterjee birthdate = birth date|1926|9|3|mf=y location = Ahiritola, Kolkata, West Bengal deathdate = death date and… …

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  • 19 Belles-lettres — See also Académie des Inscriptions et Belles Lettres .Belles lettres or belles lettres is a term that is used to describe a category of writing. A writer of belles lettres is a belletrist. However the boundaries of that category vary in different …

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  • 20 How Not to Write a Play — is a book written by Walter Kerr, one time chief theatre critic for the New York Times. The first edition was published in 1955 by Simon and Schuster, four years after Kerr had begun work as a theater critic for the New York Herald Tribune.His… …

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