How to use Imitates in a sentence
You want a soft, rosy glow that imitates slightly flushed skin.
In the former he imitates the Greek poet Archilochus, but takes his subjects from the men, women and incidents of the day.
It must not be held to imply that one nation imitates the course pursued by another, nor that the points of resemblance between them are transmitted by tradition from one to the other, but merely that all are subject to one law, inasmuch as this is based on the human nature common to all alike.
Maids sing "Castles Are So Hard to Dust", the new monster sings "Its Alive" (all through which he imitates Elvis), while Ego sings about "Goin' Choppin" as he prepares to shop for body parts.
The hypocritical prayer closely imitates the conduct of real prayers.Advertisement
Suddenly, a little bit of "emotional cheating" and life imitates art, as the on-screen couple decide to take their love to the real world, and the part of "Mrs.
The doll's hair often imitates children hair.
For his own countryman Ennius he expresses an affectionate admiration; and he imitates his language, his rhythm and his manner in many places.
This writer imitates, but is different from, the great author of the first twenty chapters.
The canary readily imitates the notes of other birds, and in Germany and especially Tirol, where the breeding of canaries gives employment to a large number of people, they are usually placed for this purpose beside the nightingale.Advertisement
As Jesus our high priest offered himself as a sacrifice to his Father, so the human priest takes Christ's place, and imitates his action by offering in church a true and full sacrifice to God the Father (Ep. 63).
The graves are made inside a chamber excavated in the rock, and the front of the chamber imitates a house or temple.
Thus he says that the silver which has been changed into gold by the projection of the red elixir is not rendered resistant to the agents which affect silver but not gold, and Albertus Magnus in his De Mineralibus - the De Alchemia attributed to him is spurious - states that alchemy cannot change species but merely imitates them - for instance, colours a metal white to make it resemble silver or yellow to give it the appearance of gold.
In his survey of the " liberal arts " St Augustine imitates (as we have seen) the Disciplinae of Varro, and in the greatest of his works, the De Civitate Dei (426), he has preserved large portions of the Antiquitates of Varro and the De Republica of Cicero.
The former he imitates in the maxims (-yv14at) he throws in and the speeches which he puts into the mouth of the chief actors; the latter in his frequent geographical digressions, in the personal anecdotes, in the tendency to collect and attach some credence to marvellous tales.Advertisement
Our Order imitates the ancient societies that explained their teaching by hieroglyphics.
It imitates the motions made in polishing a speculum by hand by giving both a rectilinear and a lateral motion to the polisher, while the speculum revolves slowly; by shifting two eccentric pins the course of the polisher can be varied at will from a straight line to an ellipse of very small eccentricity, and a true parabolic figure can thus be obtained.