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Entertainment / Literature / Xenia: The Greek term for the Laws of Hospitality. The custom in classical Greece and other ancient cultures that, if a traveler comes to a strange town, he can ask for food, shelter, and gifts to help him on his journey. In Greek tradition, the host was considered responsible for his guest's comfort and safety, and a breach of those laws of hospitality was thought to anger Zeus (Roman Jupiter), the king MORE
Imitation Verb Synonyms
copying, mimicking, mimicry, aping, parroting, emulating, emulation, impersonating, impersonation, impression
Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery.
impersonation, parody, satirization, burlesque, caricature, mockery, travesty, take-off, send-up
In his nightclub act, he does scathing imitations of celebrities.
Imitation Noun Synonyms
copy, fake, counterfeit, forgery
These are modern imitations of ancient coins.
copy, replica, replication, reproduction, simulation, facsimile, duplicate, duplication, simulacrum
We keep the original in a safe place and put the imitations on display.
fake, synthetic, artificial, simulated, sham, ersatz, mock, factitious, reproduction, man-made, phony
It doesn't take an expert to see that this is an imitation diamond.