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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.
References in classic literature ?
they said and the artificial bird had to sing again, and that was the thirty-fourth time they had heard the same piece.
While, therefore, an epic like the "Odyssey" is an organism and dramatic in structure, a work such as the "Theogony" is a merely artificial collocation of facts, and, at best, a pageant.
And he fell back into that artificial realm of imaginary greatness, and again- as a horse walking a treadmill thinks it is doing something for itself- he submissively fulfilled the cruel, sad, gloomy, and inhuman role predestined for him.
A magnificent peach was hanging against an adjoining wall, ripened by the same artificial heat.
These recognitions alone dispense with the artificial aid of tokens or amulets.
My mind grew so accustomed to spring and liven by artificial means that without artificial means it refused to spring and liven.
The facts, however, will prove to be linked and banded together by one grand scheme, devised and conducted by a master spirit; one set of characters, also, continues throughout, appearing occasionally, though sometimes at long intervals, and the whole enterprise winds up by a regular catastrophe; so that the work, without any labored attempt at artificial construction, actually possesses much of that unity so much sought after in works of fiction, and considered so important to the interest of every history.
Beyond this road lay a close-cropped pasture of some ten acres, level and without a tree, rock, or any natural or artificial object on its surface.