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mimicked Sentence Examples

  • "Wait... not now... stop," he mimicked in falsetto.

  • "I love you too," Yancey mimicked with equal enthusiasm, and kissed her on the cheek.

  • She mimicked Cynthia's lead in dressing for the family's outings.

  • "It's not nice to be speculating on the sex lives of our guests," Dean mimicked.

  • Carmen mimicked him and pointed to both of them.

  • She mimicked Annie from the beginning—wearing the white dress—dying her hair—candles in the room.

  • Once again, she mimicked his unwelcome feelings perfectly.

  • Cicadas sang in the trees near them, and a mockingbird mimicked its feathered friends.

  • Tim mimicked her, but Jim merely nodded his head quickly twice.

  • "Buflo?" he mimicked, and laughed.

  • He mimicked her pose, his intensity and nearness making her breathing irregular.

  • In this instance it may happen that the work of intelligence has only been mimicked in nature by blind forces which have accidentally produced organic life; and Mill is disposed to hold that if the evolution of species should be clearly established as due to natural law - if there has been no creation by special interposition - the argument falls to the ground and theism (apparently) is lost.

  • Ants, however, are not the only animals mimicked by spiders.

  • MIMICRY, in zoology, the deceptive and advantageous resemblance presented by defenceless and edible species of animals to other species of animals living in the same locality, which are harmful or distasteful and are consequently avoided by all or by a majority of the enemies of the class to which the mimetic and usually the mimicked species belong.

  • In Guatemala Elaps fulvus is mimicked by Pliocerus equalis; in Mexico Elaps corallinus by Homalocranium semicinctum, and in Brazil, Elaps lemniscatus by Oxyrhopus trigeminus.

  • A species of beetle (Caria dilatator) of this family in Borneo is mimicked by a species of a genus allied to Gammarotettix not only in shape and coloration but also in the habit of remaining still when disturbed.

  • Neither of the above-mentioned animals is mimicked; but where two or more noxious animals, inhabiting the same district, resemble each other, both being aposematically or warningly coloured, the likeness is said to be " synaposematic."

  • In this instance the Hymenoptera, of which the coloration is synaposematic, form together a composite model which the other insects have mimicked.

  • An example of the latter occurs in Singapore where the vicious red spinning-ant (Oecophylla smaragdina) is mimicked by the larva of a Noctuid moth and by spiders belonging to two distinct families, namely, Saltiicus plataleoides (Salticidae) and Amyciaea forticeps (Thomisidae), there being no reason to suppose that either the moth larva or the spiders are protected forms. Mimetic aggregations of species similar to those mentioned above have been found in other countries; but the instances cited are sufficient to show how widespread are the influences of mimicry and how profoundly it has modified the insect fauna of various parts of the world.

  • They are closely" mimicked "by bees of the genus Psithyrus, which often share their nests.

  • "Wait... not now... stop," he mimicked in falsetto.

  • "I wove woo too," Yancey mimicked with equal enthusiasm, and kissed her on the cheek.

  • She mimicked Cynthia's lead in dressing for the family's outings.

  • "It's not nice to be speculating on the sex lives of our guests," Dean mimicked.

  • Carmen mimicked him and pointed to both of them.

  • She mimicked Annie from the beginning—wearing the white dress—dying her hair—candles in the room.

  • Once again, she mimicked his unwelcome feelings perfectly.

  • Cicadas sang in the trees near them, and a mockingbird mimicked its feathered friends.

  • Tim mimicked her, but Jim merely nodded his head quickly twice.

  • "Buflo?" he mimicked, and laughed.

  • He mimicked her pose, his intensity and nearness making her breathing irregular.

  • Finally, I consider some ways in which bat echolocation has been mimicked by using robotic models.

  • My father suffered from a bad stutter, a condition that I mimicked in a 1988 comedy film.

  • In this instance it may happen that the work of intelligence has only been mimicked in nature by blind forces which have accidentally produced organic life; and Mill is disposed to hold that if the evolution of species should be clearly established as due to natural law - if there has been no creation by special interposition - the argument falls to the ground and theism (apparently) is lost.

  • Ants, however, are not the only animals mimicked by spiders.

  • MIMICRY, in zoology, the deceptive and advantageous resemblance presented by defenceless and edible species of animals to other species of animals living in the same locality, which are harmful or distasteful and are consequently avoided by all or by a majority of the enemies of the class to which the mimetic and usually the mimicked species belong.

  • In Guatemala Elaps fulvus is mimicked by Pliocerus equalis; in Mexico Elaps corallinus by Homalocranium semicinctum, and in Brazil, Elaps lemniscatus by Oxyrhopus trigeminus.

  • A species of beetle (Caria dilatator) of this family in Borneo is mimicked by a species of a genus allied to Gammarotettix not only in shape and coloration but also in the habit of remaining still when disturbed.

  • Neither of the above-mentioned animals is mimicked; but where two or more noxious animals, inhabiting the same district, resemble each other, both being aposematically or warningly coloured, the likeness is said to be " synaposematic."

  • In this instance the Hymenoptera, of which the coloration is synaposematic, form together a composite model which the other insects have mimicked.

  • An example of the latter occurs in Singapore where the vicious red spinning-ant (Oecophylla smaragdina) is mimicked by the larva of a Noctuid moth and by spiders belonging to two distinct families, namely, Saltiicus plataleoides (Salticidae) and Amyciaea forticeps (Thomisidae), there being no reason to suppose that either the moth larva or the spiders are protected forms. Mimetic aggregations of species similar to those mentioned above have been found in other countries; but the instances cited are sufficient to show how widespread are the influences of mimicry and how profoundly it has modified the insect fauna of various parts of the world.

  • They are closely" mimicked "by bees of the genus Psithyrus, which often share their nests.

  • The hussar at that moment noticed the face of the red-nosed captain and his drawn-in stomach, and mimicked his expression and pose with such exactitude that Nesvitski could not help laughing.

  • The hussar cornet of Kutuzov's suite who had mimicked the regimental commander, fell back from the carriage and rode up to Dolokhov.

  • Prince Vasili mimicked the sobbing of Sergey Kuzmich and at the same time his eyes glanced toward his daughter, and while he laughed the expression on his face clearly said: "Yes... it's getting on, it will all be settled today."

  • "There, lads... oh, oh!" they mimicked the peasants, "they don't like it at all!"

  • My father suffered from a bad stutter, a condition that I mimicked in a 1988 comedy film.

  • Others believe that keeping a cat indoors is safer for her and that those outdoor experiences can be mimicked by use of items like indoor cat trees.

  • That was infinitely more appealing to male audiences and it was achieved not through nudity, but through an undressing that mimicked the disrobing which preceded a sexual encounter.

  • Goth Maxi Corset Dress looks much like a costume with bell sleeves mimicked in the bell-shaped hemline.

  • Sunset Sunglasses: Here, you'll find a lot of popular Oakley styles, mimicked and ready to make you look good without breaking your wallet.

  • Even so, because so many different Oakley looks are mimicked here, it may well be worth the extra effort.

  • The design, similar to that of today's aviators, covered as much of the eye socket area as possible and mimicked the shape of pilot goggles.

  • Styles mimicked the current trends of the time.

  • Any of the symptoms of serum sickness may be mimicked.

  • Functionality, size, and the appearance of popcorn poppers changed as the new invention was mimicked by others who wanted a slice of the pie.

  • While many antique and traditional designs are still created and mimicked today, they are often a poor imitation of the original.

  • Several exercises done with free weights and machines can be mimicked with medicine balls, making them ideal for home gyms.

  • During the 60s, tights and thick nylons became popular, including wildly patterned styles that mimicked the psychedelic scene.

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