Mimic

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Mimic

An imitation that sends a false signal.
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"Those habits of mimicry are growing on her; and she speaks to you with a levity which it is positively shocking to hear."
With his marvellous and vivid personality, with a style that has really a true colour-element in it, with his extraordinary power, not over mere mimicry but over imaginative and intellectual creation, Mr Irving, had his sole object been to give the public what they wanted, could have produced the commonest plays in the commonest manner, and made as much success and money as a man could possibly desire.
This phenomenon, known as Mullerian mimicry, is considered evolutionary biology's oldest mathematical model and was put forward less than two decades after Darwin's theory of evolution by natural selection.
The uniqueness of the fusion is its ability to inhibit both vasculogenic mimicry, which is the direct formation of vascular channels by tumor cells, as well as angiogenesis, i.e.
They approached mimicry artist Shafaat Ali to help defuse the matter.
Nabokov's Mimicry of Freud is not the first work to approach the thorny subject of Nabokov and Freud, but the initial impression given is of a revisionist reading.
When he refused to climb down despite negotiations and assurances from police, the authorities asked a mimicry artist Shafaat Ali to talk to him in Imran Khan's voice.
Mynne's endlessly inventive versions of classic novels are justly acclaimed, bringing an emotion to mimicry and mime that turns great stories into stunning performances.
Known for her mimicry skills, the Sweetener singer once again impersonated Celine Dion by singing 'It's All Coming Back to Me Now'.
Summary: New Delhi [India], June 19 (ANI): Noted mimicry artist Dr Nerella Venu Madhav died after a prolonged illness.
Parwaaz Hai Junoon will also mark the appearance of the king of mimicry, Shafaat Ali and we're sure that his presence will add a sense of relief to all the tensions experienced by the rest of the rookie team.