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1. The act or behavior of plagiarizing.
2. An instance of plagiarizing, especially a passage that is taken from the work of one person and reproduced in the work of another without attribution.

[From plagiary.]

pla′gia·rist n.
pla′gia·ris′tic adj.
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Adj.1.plagiaristic - copied and passed off as your own; "used plagiarized data in his thesis"; "a work dotted with plagiarized phrases"
derived - formed or developed from something else; not original; "the belief that classes and organizations are secondary and derived"- John Dewey
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All the ready-made assessments are deemed plagiaristic in academe, and that means you should better avoid using them.
I worked to gain an understanding of ultrasound science, to be able to evaluate and defend the studies from industry and plagiaristic corruption.
Most of the confidences were unsought--frequently I have feigned sleep, preoccupation, or a hostile levity when I realized by some unmistakable sign that an intimate revelation was quivering on the horizon; for the intimate revelations of young men, or at least the terms in which they express them, are usually plagiaristic and marred by obvious suppressions.
Well, Iceland have been subjected to a similar plagiaristic double-whammy after they were knocked out by France in the quarter-finals and then had to watch Les Bleus celebrate their semi-final win over Germany with a version of their own Thunder Clap.
It's one of those gray areas in which some people expect precise attribution for every fact and figure, and the rest of us are happy with a good faith effort that says, "This came from somewhere else." But lately, I've seen some plagiaristic antics that make my head spin--all in the name of content curation.
Three of the most common varieties of recurrent plagiaristic malfeasance are the weave and duck, heavy import, and patchwriting.
While she critiques the plagiaristic repetition in the "race woman," Mrs.
PROFESSOR Pardha Saradhi, on whose complaint of plagiarism former DU Vice Chancellor Deepak Pental was briefly arrested on Tuesday, has now written a letter to the HRD Minister Smriti Irani requesting her " to help clean up the university of such plagiaristic activities".
"The Obama White House's Plagiaristic, Silly Art." Big Hollywood Blog, October 12.
If one has in mind that an insight in certain additional agreements is missing and that great number of the objects are still unfinished, it will turn out that the numbers from 500 to 600 million euro, spent for kitsch, bad plagiaristic baroque and bronze monuments, are coincidentally circling in the public.
Which is not to say that the relation between the two dimensions is irrelevant to interpretation; rather that, if one approaches the poems primarily from the biographical perspective of personal suffering and mental anguish, there is the danger of being misled by the obsessive rendition of depressive motifs such as death, doom and decay (Trakl's lyric has, in fact, been described as "thematically poor" and "self plagiaristic"), and, by creating a fictitious biography to fit the interpretations, miss the multi-levelled textuality so subtly but powerfully woven in Trakl's writing.