Imitation and Spurious

Imitation

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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

Spurious is a synonym for imitation in mock topic. In some cases you can use "Spurious" instead an adjective "Imitation".
Nearby Words: imitate, imitated, imitative, imitator, imitating
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Spurious

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Spurious adjective – Being such in appearance only and made or manufactured with the intention of committing fraud.
Usage example: a spurious Picasso painting that wouldn't have fooled an art expert for a second

Imitation is a synonym for spurious in artificial topic. Sometimes you can use "Imitation" instead an adjective "Spurious", if it concerns topics such as counterfeit, false.
Nearby Word: spuriously
Synonyms for Spurious
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