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simulate
used in Light in August

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Definition
make an imitation or representation of
  • She gazed at the matron while into her face there came an expression of enlightenment, sudden comprehension; none could have said if it were simulated or not.
    Chapter 6 (57% in)
  • He turned into the road at that slow and ponderous gallop, the two of them, man and beast, leaning a little stiffly forward as though in some juggernautish simulation of terrific speed though the actual speed itself was absent, as if in that cold and implacable and undeviating conviction of both omnipotence and clairvoyance of which they both partook known destination and speed were not necessary.
    Chapter 9 (10% in)
  • At first the beginning of the night was always a flood, as if the hours of light and of separation had damned up enough of the wasting stream to simulate torrent for a moment at least.
    Chapter 12 (23% in)

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