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sĭmŭlātor , ōris, m. simulo.
I. A copier, imitator (poet. and very rare): “excitat artificem simulatoremque figurae Morphea,Ov. M. 11, 634: “humani qualis simulator simius oris,Claud. in Eutr. 1, 303.—
II. A feigner, pretender, counterfeit, hypocrite, simulator, etc. (the class. signif. of the word).
(β). Absol.: in omni oratione simulatorem, quem εἴρωνα Graeci nominarunt, Socratem accepimus, * Cic. Off. 1, 30, 108: “benevolus et simulator,Q. Cic. Pet. Cons. 10, 39: “callidus et simulator,Tac. A. 13, 47.
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