Imitation and Natural


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Imitation adjective – Being such in appearance only and made with or manufactured from usually cheaper materials.
Usage example: the stage production uses only imitation diamonds, as real gems would be prohibitively expensive

Natural is an antonym for imitation.
Nearby Words: imitate, imitated, imitative, imitator, imitating
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Natural adjective – Existing in or produced by nature; not artificial or imitation.
Usage example: natural blonde hair

Imitation is an antonym for natural.
Nearby Words: nature, naturally, naturalness, naturalize, naturalise
Antonyms for Natural
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  • Emily Blunt plays her sister and keeps her natural accent, so Alison does an imitation of Emily's.
  • Natural Born Killers: The film inspired a number of copycat killers who would get with a lawyer and claim that the movie inspired them to commit crimes in imitation of the fame-seeking homicidal Outlaw Couple in the film.
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