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 for Simulate
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Simulate \Sim"u*late\, a. [L. simulatus, p. p. of simulare to
     simulate; akin to simul at the same time, together, similis
     like. See Similar, and cf. Dissemble, Semblance.]
     Feigned; pretended. --Bale.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Simulate \Sim"u*late\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Simulated; p. pr. &
     vb. n. Simulating.]
     To assume the mere appearance of, without the reality; to
     assume the signs or indications of, falsely; to counterfeit;
     to feign.
     [1913 Webster]
           The Puritans, even in the depths of the dungeons to
           which she had sent them, prayed, and with no simulated
           fervor, that she might be kept from the dagger of the
           assassin.                                --Macaulay.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      v 1: reproduce someone's behavior or looks; "The mime imitated
           the passers-by"; "Children often copy their parents or
           older siblings" [syn: imitate, copy, simulate]
      2: create a representation or model of; "The pilots are trained
         in conditions simulating high-altitude flights" [syn:
         model, simulate]
      3: make a pretence of; "She assumed indifference, even though
         she was seething with anger"; "he feigned sleep" [syn:
         simulate, assume, sham, feign]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  100 Moby Thesaurus words for "simulate":
     act, act a part, act like, adopt, affect, ape, appear like,
     approach, appropriate, approximate, assume, be like,
     be redolent of, bear resemblance, bluff, borrow, bring to mind,
     call to mind, call up, chorus, come close, come near, compare with,
     copy, correspond, counterfeit, cover up, crib, derive from,
     dissemble, dissimulate, ditto, do, do a bit, do like, dramatize,
     echo, evoke, fake, favor, feature, feign, follow, forge,
     four-flush, gammon, go like, histrionize, hoke, hoke up, imitate,
     infringe, let on, let on like, look like, make a pretense,
     make like, make out like, make use of, match, mimic, mirror, mock,
     near, nearly reproduce, not tell apart, overact, parallel,
     partake of, pirate, plagiarize, play, play a part, play a scene,
     play possum, playact, pose, pretend, profess, put on, put on airs,
     reecho, reflect, remind one of, repeat, resemble, savor of,
     seem like, sham, smack of, sound like, stack up with, steal,
     suggest, take, take after, take on, take over,
     tug the heartstrings, wear

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018) :

      Attempting to predict aspects of the
     behaviour of some system by creating an approximate (mathematical)
     model of it.  This can be done by physical modelling, by writing a
     special-purpose computer program or using a more general
     simulation package, probably still aimed at a particular kind of
     simulation (e.g. structural engineering, fluid flow).  Typical
     examples are aircraft flight simlators or electronic circuit
     A great many simulation languages exist, e.g. Simula.
     See also emulation, Markov chain.

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