imitating (part of speech: verb)
imitating, copying, miming, pretending, portraying, parroting, echoing, parodying, reflecting, duplicating, counterfeiting, impersonating, replicating, flattering, resembling, mocking, repeating, simulating, emulating, feigning, mirroring, paralleling
representing (part of speech: verb)
representative (part of speech: adjective)
conforming (part of speech: verb)
conventional, mannerly, adhering, submissive, traditional, obedient, consist, formal, observing, complying, correct, proper, mimicking, congruous, regular, submitting, conforming, acquiescing, customary
- Corruption and favouritism paralyzed the Government at Constantinople; masterful pachas, aping the tactics of Ali Pacha, the virtual ruler of Albania, were beginning to carve out satrapies in Syria, Asia Minor, Wallachia, and even in Roumelia itself. - "The Life of Napoleon I (Volumes, 1 and 2)", John Holland Rose.
- Tim's new neighbors laughed at him for his pretensions, and the blunders his family made in " aping their betters,"- his servants imposed on him, and there was nothing but coldness, discord, and wicked waste in his grand old castle, so unlike the humble, happy home of the game- keeper. - "Stories and Legends of Travel and History, for Children", Grace Greenwood.
- Paredes, however, aping the gestures of an invalid, was less to Bobby's taste than his satanic appearance when he had come from the private staircase. - "The Abandoned Room", Wadsworth Camp.