Imitation and Mockery


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Imitation noun – Something that is made to look exactly like something else.
Mockery is a synonym for imitation in impression topic. In some cases you can use "Mockery" instead a noun "Imitation", when it comes to topics like pretence, caricature, impersonation, simulation.
Nearby Words: imitate, imitated, imitative, imitator, imitating
Synonyms for Imitation


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Mockery noun – A composition that imitates or misrepresents somebody's style, usually in a humorous way.
Imitation is a synonym for mockery in pretence topic. You can use "Imitation" instead a noun "Mockery", if it concerns topics such as caricature, joke, parody, farce.
Nearby Words: mock, mocking, mocker, mockingly
Synonyms for Mockery

How words are described

direct direct imitation direct mockery
complete complete imitation complete mockery
crude crude imitation crude mockery
hollow hollow imitation hollow mockery
Other adjectives: evil, cruel, clever, deliberate, widespread, general, twisted, over-the-top.

Both words in one sentence

  • Comic Book / Dark Avengers Dynamic Akimbo: Iron Patriot and Venom (Mac Gargan) use it, in deliberate mockery and imitation of the superheroes they're pretending to be.
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