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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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He will conquer who has learnt the artifice of deviation.
Little did she understand the artifices of the selfish and calculating, one of the most familiar of their frauds being to conceal from the skillful their own success, lest it should command a price in proportion to its claims.
He wants to face us out of sight and reason, and make us think the head of a red-skin is a stone covered with the autumn leaf; or he has some other devilish artifice in his mind
At the same time that he refused the colonel's demand he made up his mind that he must have recourse to artifice when leaving Orel, to induce the Italian officer to accept some money of which he was evidently in need.
Obviously, a humbug, thinking only of winning his little race, would stand a chance of profiting by his artifices.
Volumnia, growing with the flight of time pinker as to the red in her face, and yellower as to the white, reads to Sir Leicester in the long evenings and is driven to various artifices to conceal her yawns, of which the chief and most efficacious is the insertion of the pearl necklace between her rosy lips.
Jim Carroll warns of the corrosive effects of artifice in professional relationships
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.
That's what Alex Woolfson and Winona Nelson have created in their graphic novel, Artifice.
Originally published as a serial webcomic, Artifice is a full-color graphic novel that tells a cyberpunk same-sex love story.
They can have the hypnotic appeal of a conjuring trick, an appeal only strengthened when the artifice is overwhelmed by emotional power (think of the devastating ending of Elizabeth Bishop's villanelle "One Art").