affect (v.)
imitate, copy, mimic
KJ I.i.86[Queen Eleanor to King John, of the Bastard resembling King Richard] The accent of his tongue affecteth him [i.e. it takes after him]
TNK I.ii.45[Palamon to Arcite] What need I / Affect another's gait
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