mimesis mimesis
 my-mee'-sis Gk. "imitation"
Also sp. mimisis
description of sayings

  1. Greek name for the rhetorical pedagogy known as imitation.
  2. The imitation of another's gestures, pronunciation, or utterance.
  The enemy said, "I will pursue, I will overtake, I will divide the spoil; my lust shall be satisfied upon them; I will draw my sword, my hand shall destroy them." —Exodus 15:9
See Also
  Sources: Sherry (1550) 69 (#2 - "mimisis") Peacham (1577) O4r (#2)

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