from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A tendency to imitate; the habit of imitating.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun rare Tendency to imitation.
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- noun Tendency to
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I think; perhaps _ape_hood rather, -- paltry imitancy, from the teeth outward, of what our heart never felt nor our understanding ever saw; dim indolent adherence to extraneous and extinct traditions; traditions now really about extinct; not living now to almost any of us, and still haunting with their spectralities and gibbering _ghosts_ (in a truly baleful manner) almost all of us!