Something contrived, as a mechanical device or a clever plan.
are applied to a careful imitation deliberately intended to deceive counterfeit money, a spurious signature
, which refers to an artificial substitute, always implies an inferior substance ersatz coffee made from chicory
is applied to a substance that is produced by chemical synthesis and is used as a substitute for a natural substance which it resembles synthetic dyes
is applied to anything made by human work, esp. if in imitation of something natural artificial hair
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The artificial breeze from the fan provided only temporary relief.
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.
Its waters have been in great part carried off by an artificial channel, and more than half its surface laid bare.
It lies on either side of the formerly natural, now artificial outlet of the river Waveney to the North Sea, while to the west the river forms Oulton Broad and Lothing Lake.
The language must be one used by a nation, not an artificial thing.