(1) His architecture is a result of his subtle imitative skills rather than originality, solving problems by picking and choosing from existing schools.(2) His films are emulative, not imitative or derivative.(3) In music terms, at least in the pop area, this blanking experience doesn't really exist, because the nature of the medium is imitative and there is always something out there to imitate.(4) All art, all thought (for as Clausewitz himself expressed it, all thought is art), was a creative activity, not an imitative or derivative one.(5) All available evidence suggests that ontogenetic ritualization, not imitative learning, is responsible for chimpanzees' acquisition of communicative gestures.(6) Secondly, with an imitative strategy there is no need to spend a lot on advertising to educate buyers about product features: you need only to show the new features added.(7) This creates an inbuilt majority of ├ö├ç├┐violent├ö├ç├û games showing up when children play in an imitative style.(8) ├ö├ç├┐I was being literally imitative and derivative├ö├ç├û.(9) These told me that Lichtenstein's style defined his approach - he made it his own; it wasn't an affectation, a mere imitative device or clever trick.(10) Orthodoxy, of whatever color, seems to demand a lifeless, imitative style.(11) His presentation of history from the perspective of the ├ö├ç├┐camera eye,├ö├ç├û particularly, might best be understood as an attempt to evade the undertow of imitative psychology.(12) This craze has had a lot of publicity but that carries the risk of even more imitative crimes.(13) Each year, for example, imitative Miskitu crowns, scepters, and swords appear as part of a celebratory re-enactment called the kingpulanka.(14) Barring the work of a few painters, most of the modern art in this country is blatantly imitative , but we still have a problem awarding crafts the recognition given to the arts.(15) Television being an imitative rather than innovative business, networks tend to follow a trend until they run it into the ground, he said.(16) You can imitate it, but that would be sort of├ö├ç┬¬ imitative .