I was afraid to tell my story directly, wanted to couch it in a fanciful (and imitative) yarn of sex and intrigue.
When some influential critic snarls, all the imitative inferior critics take the same tone.
True to her imitative instincts, Audrey could be frank with the frank.
I, obeying the imitative instinct that is so strong in childhood, tried to regulate my life in conformity with his.
And still more unsuited is sculpture, the most imitative and objective of all the arts.
The maze of tangled languages and religions upon his map proved too complicated for our imitative abilities.
The only predominant characteristic that we know is their imitative power.
Man is an imitative creature, however, and what one carpenter has, the others copy.
Besides this there are many forms of animal play which are not imitative at all.
Yet this imitative faculty inherent to blacks, does not go so far as to endow them with any artistic talents.