Friday, March 4, 2011

imitation. (74/265)

(to be scanned & uploaded)


  • S: (n) imitation (the doctrine that representations of nature or human behavior should be accurate imitations)
  • S: (n) imitation (something copied or derived from an original)
  • S: (n) imitation (copying (or trying to copy) the actions of someone else)
  • S: (n) caricature, imitation, impersonation (a representation of a person that is exaggerated for comic effect)


  • S: (adj) fake, false, faux, imitation, simulated (not genuine or real; being an imitation of the genuine article) "it isn't fake anything; it's real synthetic fur"; "faux pearls"; "false teeth"; "decorated with imitation palm leaves"; "a purse of simulated alligator hide"
Definition of "imitation" from Princeton's WordNet

Thursday, March 3, 2011

inspiration. (73/265)

Pablo Picasso - Head of woman, poems in French. October 1936


  • S: (n) inspiration (arousal of the mind to special unusual activity or creativity)
  • S: (n) inspiration, brainchild (a product of your creative thinking and work) "he had little respect for the inspirations of other artists"; "after years of work his brainchild was a tangible reality"
  • S: (n) inspiration (a sudden intuition as part of solving a problem)
  • S: (n) divine guidance, inspiration ((theology) a special influence of a divinity on the minds of human beings) "they believe that the books of Scripture were written under divine guidance"
  • S: (n) inspiration, stirring (arousing to a particular emotion or action)
  • S: (n) inhalation, inspiration, aspiration, intake, breathing in (the act of inhaling; the drawing in of air (or other gases) as in breathing)
Definition of "inspiration" from Princeton's WordNet

Tuesday, March 1, 2011

graffiti. (71/265)

Definition of 'graffiti' from Princeton's WordNet