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Definition of "plagiaristic" [plagiaristic]

  • Copied and passed off as your own (adjective)

WordNet. Princeton University. 2010.

Use "plagiaristic" in a sentence
  • "It was after reading Timoshenko's autobiography that I changed my mind and in true "plagiaristic" spirit I adopted his title for the present talk - "As I Remember"."
  • "Congruent not just thematically (both characters sing of love fated to die) but musically — Fleming admitted that placing them on opposite sides of the Strauss was, in part, to ameliorate their self-plagiaristic similarity — the arias, and the performances, exemplified the Romantic happy-sad conundrum of reveling in the fullness of sorrowful emotion."
  • "The satirical bite of the mashups is directed at what has been seen as the highly derivative, if not outright plagiaristic, nature of "Avatar" 's plot, characters, themes; themes that do, in many ways, seem like sci-fi updatings of the ones you find in "Pocahontas.""
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