mimicry

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mimicry (plural mimicries)

  1. the act or ability to simulate the appearance of someone or something else
    They say that mimicry is the sincerest form of flattery, but I still think I'm being mocked when he acts just like me.
    When animal mimicry goes really wrong they don't just look like something that a predator would ignore, they look like lunch.

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