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demureness

  • noun the trait of behaving with reserve and decorum
  • noun the affectation of being demure in a provocative way
    coyness.

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force

  • noun a powerful effect or influence
    • the force of his eloquence easily persuaded them
  • noun (physics) the influence that produces a change in a physical quantity
    • force equals mass times acceleration

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artificiality

  • noun the quality of being produced by people and not occurring naturally

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violence

  • noun an act of aggression (as one against a person who resists)
    force.
    • he may accomplish by craft in the long run what he cannot do by force and violence in the short one
  • noun the property of being wild or turbulent
    fury; furiousness; wildness; fierceness; vehemence; ferocity.
    • the storm's violence

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pretence

  • noun a false or unsupportable quality
    pretension; pretense.
  • noun an artful or simulated semblance
    guise; pretense; pretext.
    • under the guise of friendship he betrayed them

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staginess

  • noun an artificial and mannered quality
    theatricality.

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factitious

  • adjective satellite not produced by natural forces
    • brokers created a factitious demand for stocks

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unlifelike

  • adjective satellite without substance
    cardboard.
    • cardboard caricatures of historical figures

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paranormal

  • adjective seemingly outside normal sensory channels
    extrasensory.
  • adjective not in accordance with scientific laws
    • what seemed to be paranormal manifestations

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artificial

  • adjective contrived by art rather than nature
    unreal.
    • artificial flowers
    • artificial flavoring
    • an artificial diamond
    • artificial fibers
    • artificial sweeteners
  • adjective satellite artificially formal
    contrived; stilted; hokey.
    • that artificial humility that her husband hated
    • contrived coyness
    • a stilted letter of acknowledgment
    • when people try to correct their speech they develop a stilted pronunciation

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naturalness

  • noun the quality of being natural or based on natural principles
    • he accepted the naturalness of death
    • the spontaneous naturalness of his manner
  • noun the quality of innocent naivete
    artlessness; ingenuousness; innocence.

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violent

  • adjective acting with or marked by or resulting from great force or energy or emotional intensity
    • a violent attack
    • a violent person
    • violent feelings
    • a violent rage
    • felt a violent dislike
  • adjective satellite effected by force or injury rather than natural causes
    • a violent death

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bleached

  • adjective satellite having lost freshness or brilliance of color
    washy; washed-out; faded.
    • sun-bleached deck chairs
    • faded jeans
    • a very pale washed-out blue
    • washy colors
  • verb remove color from
    bleach out; decolorize; decolorise; discolourise; discolorise; decolour; decolourise; bleach; decolor; decolourize; discolorize.
    • The sun bleached the red shirt

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imitation

  • noun the doctrine that representations of nature or human behavior should be accurate imitations
  • noun something copied or derived from an original

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bionic

  • adjective of or relating to bionics
  • adjective satellite having particular physiological functions augmented or replaced by electronic or electromechanical components

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fake

  • noun something that is a counterfeit; not what it seems to be
    postiche; sham.
  • noun a person who makes deceitful pretenses
    fraud; shammer; imposter; impostor; pseudo; faker; pseud; role player; pretender; sham.

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faux

  • adjective satellite not genuine or real; being an imitation of the genuine article; it's real synthetic fur"
    simulated; false; imitation; fake.
    • it isn't fake anything
    • faux pearls
    • false teeth
    • decorated with imitation palm leaves
    • a purse of simulated alligator hide

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false

  • adjective not in accordance with the fact or reality or actuality
    • gave false testimony under oath
    • false tales of bravery
  • adjective satellite arising from error
    mistaken.
    • a false assumption
    • a mistaken view of the situation

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elocutionary

  • adjective of or relating to elocution
    • elocutionary recitals
  • adjective satellite (used of style of speaking) overly embellished
    • an elocutionary Oxonian delivery

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constrained

  • adjective satellite lacking spontaneity; not natural
    forced; strained.
    • a constrained smile
    • forced heartiness
    • a strained smile
  • verb hold back
    encumber; constrain; restrain; cumber.

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man-made

  • adjective satellite not of natural origin; prepared or made artificially
    synthetic; semisynthetic.
    • man-made fibers
    • synthetic leather

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substitute

  • noun a person or thing that takes or can take the place of another
    replacement.
  • noun an athlete who plays only when a starter on the team is replaced
    second-stringer; reserve.

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dummy

  • noun a person who does not talk
    silent person.
  • noun an ignorant or foolish person
    booby; dope; pinhead; boob; dumbbell.

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synthetic

  • noun a compound made artificially by chemical reactions
    synthetic substance.
  • adjective satellite not of natural origin; prepared or made artificially
    man-made; semisynthetic.
    • man-made fibers
    • synthetic leather

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supernaturalness

  • noun the quality of being attributed to power that seems to violate or go beyond natural forces
    supernaturalism.

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simulated

  • adjective satellite not genuine or real; being an imitation of the genuine article; it's real synthetic fur"
    faux; false; imitation; fake.
    • it isn't fake anything
    • faux pearls
    • false teeth
    • decorated with imitation palm leaves
    • a purse of simulated alligator hide
  • verb reproduce someone's behavior or looks
    imitate; copy; simulate.
    • The mime imitated the passers-by
    • Children often copy their parents or older siblings

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celluloid

  • noun highly flammable substance made from cellulose nitrate and camphor; used in e.g. motion-picture and X-ray film; its use has decreased with the development of nonflammable thermoplastics
  • noun a medium that disseminates moving pictures
    film; cinema.
    • theater pieces transferred to celluloid
    • this story would be good cinema
    • film coverage of sporting events

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preciosity

  • noun the quality of being fastidious or excessively refined
    preciousness.

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means

  • noun how a result is obtained or an end is achieved
    agency; way.
    • a means of control
    • an example is the best agency of instruction
    • the true way to success
  • noun an instrumentality for accomplishing some end

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pretentiousness

  • noun lack of elegance as a consequence of being pompous and puffed up with vanity
    splashiness; pompousness; ostentation; puffiness; inflation; pomposity; ostentatiousness.
  • noun the quality of being pretentious (behaving or speaking in such a manner as to create a false appearance of great importance or worth)
    pretension; largeness.

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unreal

  • adjective lacking in reality or substance or genuineness; not corresponding to acknowledged facts or criteria
    • ghosts and other unreal entities
    • unreal propaganda serving as news
  • adjective not actually such; being or seeming fanciful or imaginary
    • this conversation is getting more and more unreal
    • the fantastically unreal world of government bureaucracy
    • the unreal world of advertising art

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by

  • adverb so as to pass a given point
    past.
    • every hour a train goes past
  • adverb in reserve; not for immediate use
    away; aside.
    • started setting aside money to buy a car
    • put something by for her old age
    • has a nest egg tucked away for a rainy day

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supernaturalism

  • noun a belief in forces beyond ordinary human understanding
  • noun the quality of being attributed to power that seems to violate or go beyond natural forces
    supernaturalness.

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airs

  • noun affected manners intended to impress others
    pose.
    • don't put on airs with me
  • noun a mixture of gases (especially oxygen) required for breathing; the stuff that the wind consists of
    air.
    • air pollution
    • a smell of chemicals in the air
    • open a window and let in some air
    • I need some fresh air

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supernatural

  • noun supernatural forces and events and beings collectively
    occult.
    • She doesn't believe in the supernatural
  • adjective not existing in nature or subject to explanation according to natural laws; not physical or material
    • supernatural forces and occurrences and beings

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conventionalised

  • adjective satellite using artistic forms and conventions to create effects; not natural or spontaneous
    conventionalized; stylized; stylised.
    • a stylized mode of theater production
  • verb make conventional or adapt to conventions
    conventionalize; conventionalise.
    • conventionalized behavior

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largeness

  • noun the capacity to understand a broad range of topics
    breadth; comprehensiveness.
    • a teacher must have a breadth of knowledge of the subject
    • a man distinguished by the largeness and scope of his views
  • noun large or extensive in breadth or importance or comprehensiveness
    extensiveness.
    • the might have repercussions of unimaginable largeness
    • the very extensiveness of his power was a temptation to abuse it

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pretension

  • noun a false or unsupportable quality
    pretense; pretence.
  • noun the advancing of a claim
    • his pretension to the crown
    • the town still puts forward pretensions as a famous resort

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affectedness

  • noun the quality of being false or artificial (as to impress others)
  • noun a deliberate pretense or exaggerated display
    affectation; pose; mannerism.

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counterfeit

  • noun a copy that is represented as the original
    forgery.
  • verb make a copy of with the intent to deceive
    forge; fake.
    • he faked the signature
    • they counterfeited dollar bills
    • She forged a Green Card

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sopor

  • noun a torpid state resembling deep sleep
    sleep.

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sham

  • noun something that is a counterfeit; not what it seems to be
    postiche; fake.
  • noun a person who makes deceitful pretenses
    fraud; shammer; imposter; impostor; pseudo; faker; pseud; role player; fake; pretender.

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conventionalized

  • adjective satellite using artistic forms and conventions to create effects; not natural or spontaneous
    stylized; conventionalised; stylised.
    • a stylized mode of theater production
  • verb make conventional or adapt to conventions
    conventionalize; conventionalise.
    • conventionalized behavior

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stagy

  • adjective satellite having characteristics of the stage especially an artificial and mannered quality
    stagey.
    • stagy heroics

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affected

  • adjective acted upon; influenced
  • verb have an effect upon
    impact; touch on; bear upon; bear on; touch; affect.
    • Will the new rules affect me?

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ersatz

  • noun an artificial or inferior substitute or imitation
  • adjective satellite artificial and inferior
    substitute.
    • ersatz coffee
    • substitute coffee

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stilted

  • adjective satellite artificially formal
    contrived; artificial; hokey.
    • that artificial humility that her husband hated
    • contrived coyness
    • a stilted letter of acknowledgment
    • when people try to correct their speech they develop a stilted pronunciation

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forced

  • adjective produced by or subjected to forcing
    • forced-air heating
    • furnaces of the forced-convection type
    • forced convection in plasma generators
  • verb to cause to do through pressure or necessity, by physical, moral or intellectual means :"She forced him to take a job in the city"
    coerce; force; squeeze; hale; pressure.
    • He squeezed her for information

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painted

  • adjective coated with paint
    • freshly painted lawn furniture
  • verb make a painting
    paint.
    • he painted all day in the garden
    • He painted a painting of the garden

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by_artificial_means

  • adverb not according to nature; not by natural means
    artificially; unnaturally.
    • artificially induced conditions

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plummy

  • adjective satellite very desirable
    • a plummy leading role
  • adjective satellite (of a voice) affectedly mellow and rich
    • the radio announcer's plummy voice

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pose

  • noun affected manners intended to impress others
    airs.
    • don't put on airs with me
  • noun a posture assumed by models for photographic or artistic purposes

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strained

  • adjective satellite lacking natural ease
    labored; laboured.
    • a labored style of debating
  • verb to exert much effort or energy
    strain; reach; strive.
    • straining our ears to hear

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coloured

  • adjective having color or a certain color; sometimes used in combination
    colored; colorful.
    • colored crepe paper
    • the film was in color
    • amber-colored heads of grain
  • verb modify or bias
    color; colour.
    • His political ideas color his lectures

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stylized

  • adjective satellite using artistic forms and conventions to create effects; not natural or spontaneous
    conventionalized; conventionalised; stylised.
    • a stylized mode of theater production
  • verb represent according to a conventional style
    conventionalize; stylize; stylise.
    • a stylized female head

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mannered

  • adjective satellite having unnatural mannerisms
    • brief, mannered and unlifelike idiom

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made

  • adjective satellite produced by a manufacturing process; rope and nails"
    • bought some made goods at the local store
  • verb engage in
    do; make.
    • make love, not war
    • make an effort
    • do research
    • do nothing
    • make revolution

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coyness

  • noun the affectation of being demure in a provocative way
    demureness.

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unnaturally

  • adverb in an unnatural way
    • his other arm lay across his chest, unnaturally, as if placed there deliberately, for a purpose
  • adverb not according to nature; not by natural means
    by artificial means; artificially.
    • artificially induced conditions

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arranged

  • adjective disposed or placed in a particular kind of order
    ordered.
    • the carefully arranged chessmen
    • haphazardly arranged interlobular septa
    • comfortable chairs arranged around the fireplace
  • verb put into a proper or systematic order
    set up; arrange.
    • arrange the books on the shelves in chronological order

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precious

  • adjective satellite characterized by feeling or showing fond affection for
    cherished; wanted; treasured.
    • a cherished friend
    • children are precious
    • a treasured heirloom
    • so good to feel wanted
  • adjective satellite of high worth or cost
    • diamonds, sapphires, rubies, and emeralds are precious stones

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cardboard

  • noun a stiff moderately thick paper
    composition board.
  • adjective satellite without substance
    unlifelike.
    • cardboard caricatures of historical figures

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pretense

  • noun the act of giving a false appearance
    pretence; feigning; pretending; simulation.
    • his conformity was only pretending
  • noun pretending with intention to deceive
    pretence; dissembling; feigning.

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elocution

  • noun an expert manner of speaking involving control of voice and gesture

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man

  • noun an adult person who is male (as opposed to a woman)
    adult male.
    • there were two women and six men on the bus
  • noun someone who serves in the armed forces; a member of a military force
    military man; serviceman; military personnel.
    • two men stood sentry duty

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theatricality

  • noun an artificial and mannered quality
    staginess.

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preciousness

  • noun the quality possessed by something with a great price or value
    costliness; dearness.
  • noun the positive quality of being precious and beyond value
    pricelessness; invaluableness; valuableness.

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unnaturalness

  • noun the quality of being unnatural or not based on natural principles

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colored

  • noun a United States term for Blacks that is now considered offensive
    colored person.
  • verb add color to
    color in; colorise; color; colour; colour in; colourise; colourize; colorize.
    • The child colored the drawings
    • Fall colored the trees
    • colorize black and white film

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imitative

  • adjective marked by or given to imitation
    • acting is an imitative art
    • man is an imitative being
  • adjective (of words) formed in imitation of a natural sound
    onomatopoeical; echoic; onomatopoetic; onomatopoeic.
    • onomatopoeic words are imitative of noises
    • it was independently developed in more than one place as an onomatopoetic term"- Harry Hoijer

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dyed

  • adjective satellite (used of color) artificially produced; not natural
    colored; bleached; coloured.
    • a bleached blonde
  • verb color with dye
    dye.
    • Please dye these shoes

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studied

  • adjective produced or marked by conscious design or premeditation
    • a studied smile
    • a note of biting irony and studied insult"- V.L.Parrington
  • verb consider in detail and subject to an analysis in order to discover essential features or meaning
    canvas; study; analyse; examine; canvass; analyze.
    • analyze a sonnet by Shakespeare
    • analyze the evidence in a criminal trial
    • analyze your real motives

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staged

  • adjective written for or performed on the stage
    • a staged version of the novel
  • verb perform (a play), especially on a stage
    represent; present; stage.
    • we are going to stage `Othello'

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semisynthetic

  • adjective satellite not of natural origin; prepared or made artificially
    synthetic; man-made.
    • man-made fibers
    • synthetic leather

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stylised

  • adjective satellite using artistic forms and conventions to create effects; not natural or spontaneous
    conventionalized; stylized; conventionalised.
    • a stylized mode of theater production
  • verb represent according to a conventional style
    conventionalize; stylize; stylise.
    • a stylized female head

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large

  • noun a garment size for a large person
  • adjective above average in size or number or quantity or magnitude or extent
    big.
    • a large city
    • set out for the big city
    • a large sum
    • a big (or large) barn
    • a large family
    • big businesses
    • a big expenditure
    • a large number of newspapers
    • a big group of scientists
    • large areas of the world

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hokey

  • adjective satellite effusively or insincerely emotional
    sentimental; schmalzy; bathetic; mushy; soppy; kitschy; slushy; soupy; maudlin; schmaltzy; mawkish; drippy.
    • a bathetic novel
    • maudlin expressions of sympathy
    • mushy effusiveness
    • a schmaltzy song
    • sentimental soap operas
    • slushy poetry
  • adjective satellite artificially formal
    contrived; stilted; artificial.
    • that artificial humility that her husband hated
    • contrived coyness
    • a stilted letter of acknowledgment
    • when people try to correct their speech they develop a stilted pronunciation

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near

  • verb move towards
    go up; come near; draw near; draw close; come on; approach.
    • We were approaching our destination
    • They are drawing near
    • The enemy army came nearer and nearer
  • adjective not far distant in time or space or degree or circumstances
    close; nigh.
    • near neighbors
    • in the near future
    • they are near equals
    • his nearest approach to success
    • a very near thing
    • a near hit by the bomb
    • she was near tears
    • she was close to tears
    • had a close call

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contrived

  • adjective satellite showing effects of planning or manipulation
    • a novel with a contrived ending
  • verb make or work out a plan for; devise
    project; design; contrive; plan.
    • They contrived to murder their boss
    • design a new sales strategy
    • plan an attack

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agonistic

  • adjective of or relating to the athletic contests held in ancient Greece
  • adjective satellite striving to overcome in argument
    combative; agonistical.
    • a dialectical and agonistic approach

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artificially

  • adverb not according to nature; not by natural means
    by artificial means; unnaturally.
    • artificially induced conditions

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unnatural

  • adjective not in accordance with or determined by nature; contrary to nature
    • an unnatural death
    • the child's unnatural interest in death
  • adjective not normal; not typical or usual or regular or conforming to a norm
    abnormal.
    • abnormal powers of concentration
    • abnormal amounts of rain
    • abnormal circumstances
    • an abnormal interest in food

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bad

  • noun that which is below standard or expectations as of ethics or decency
    badness.
    • take the bad with the good
  • adjective having undesirable or negative qualities
    • a bad report card
    • his sloppy appearance made a bad impression
    • a bad little boy
    • clothes in bad shape
    • a bad cut
    • bad luck
    • the news was very bad
    • the reviews were bad
    • the pay is bad
    • it was a bad light for reading
    • the movie was a bad choice

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postiche

  • noun a covering or bunch of human or artificial hair used for disguise or adornment
    false hair; hairpiece.
  • noun something that is a counterfeit; not what it seems to be
    sham; fake.

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