3. PARTIAL RELATIONImitation.
paraphrase, parody [more].
plagiarism; forgery, counterfeit (falsehood) [more]; celluloid.
imitator, echo, cuckoo, parrot, ape, monkey, mocking bird, mime; copyist, copycat; plagiarist, pirate.
follow in the steps of, tread in the steps, follow in the footsteps of, follow in the wake of; take pattern by; follow suit, follow the example of; walk in the shoes of, take a leaf out of another's book, strike in with, follow suit; take after, model after; emulate.
paraphrastic; literal; imitative; secondhand; imitable; aping, apish, mimicking.
[Phrases] like master like man; "like -- but oh! how different!" [Wordsworth]; " genius borrows nobly " [Emerson]; pursuing echoes calling 'mong the rocks " [A. Coles]; "quotation confesses inferiority" [Emerson].