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artificial

Biology relating to superficial characteristics not based on the interrelationships of organisms

artificial

Made to resemble a natural material or object, for example, faux marbre.
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Tenders are invited for repair the Trakai district of Old Trakai, Paluknys, artifice and Onu kis cadastral areas of state-owned land reclamation structures: bridges.
TONY McCoy enjoyed a winner on what is almost certain to be his final visit to Fakenham when steering Artifice Sivola to a facile success in the King's Lynn Handicap Chase.
Originally published as a serial webcomic, Artifice is a full-color graphic novel that tells a cyberpunk same-sex love story.
Artifice "absorbs and transforms" language, and thereby alters our experience of the world language mediates.
By foregrounding narrative artifice, Unrue suggests new possibilities--both personal and aesthetic--such artifice obscures.
Often pushing the traditional sounds of their God-given and chosen instruments in strange and unique new ways, Angels and Artifice - an experimental improvisational trio featuring seasoned musicians trumpeter Jerry Sabatini, drummer Mike Connors and saxophonist/bass clarinetist Chris Veilleix - will utilize anything at their disposal (and we mean anything) in an effort to create cinematic sound portraits and sonic dialogs drawn from the experience of living.
Fortunately, Graham's lack of artifice keeps him stumbling out of trouble .
In a nutshell: The multi-Tony Award-winning play about bright English high-school students and their troubled teachers is too faithfully brought to the screen; its cultural and emotional intelligence remains intact, but a sense of artifice undercuts the whole affair.
There might otherwise have been a marvellous combination of nature and artifice that would certainly have prompted a re-examination of our ideas about image.
And racial identity, not to be confused with race--the biological term--is an incendiary and malleable artifice of our own making.
But considered alongside the muted, contemplative Billboards, the bombast and artifice of "Why Style" provided an appropriate and effective contrast.
mail or other instrument) to employ any device, scheme or artifice to defraud any client or prospective client; or to engage in any transaction, practice or course of business that "operates as a fraud or deceit upon any client or prospective client.