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simulacrum

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摘要: Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for April 22, 2022 is: simulacrum • \sim-yuh-LAK-rum\&nbs...

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for April 22, 2022 is:

simulacrum • \sim-yuh-LAK-rum\  • noun

A simulacrum is a superficial likeness or representation of something.

// The wax figure is a perfect simulacrum of the president.

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Examples:

"Bracelets, brooches, collars, and rings drip with diamonds in a simulacrum of a starry night—the galaxy rendered in platinum and gold." — Camille Okhio, Elle Decor, 2 Mar. 2022

Did you know?

There is a similarity between simulacrum and simulate. Both words come from simulare, a Latin verb meaning "to copy, represent, or feign." Simulacrum is the name for an image or representation, and simulate means "to look, feel, or behave like something."



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