3 Verbs to Use for the Word simulation

He heard Olga's footsteps as she prowled around the house and deluded himself for a moment with the thought that she had gone on, when suddenly he saw her poking at the shutters, which she finally pressed open with the butt end of her shotgun, filling the room with sunlight and revealing the prostrate Markham, who started up in dismay which needed little simulation.

She played with a marvelous power one part, and all others were but variations of that or failuresit was not art which dominated her, but the simulation of nature, and that her own, which is not the same thing as art, as we all ought to know.

Was it because you had always wanted an effective simulation of ping-pong?

3 Verbs to Use for the Word  simulation