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 Meanings and Examples of ARTIFICIAL
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 a.  made by humans; produced rather than natural.
Classic Sentence: (55 in 4 pages)
1  Dyer's Drug Store, a corner building of regular and unreal blocks of artificial stone.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER IV
2  She had tried to convince herself that the village, with its fresh air, its lakes for fishing and swimming, was healthier than the artificial city.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER IX
3  When she went on her voice had an artificial sound, her words the bookish quality of emotional meditation.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XIV
4  drab cottages, artificial stone bungalows, square painty stolidities with immaculate clapboards and broad screened porches and tidy grass-plots.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXIV
5  But all these are permanently lodged in their fleshy covering, as the human fingers in an artificial covering.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 55. Of the Monstrous Pictures of Whales.
6  There are generally forty-two teeth in all; in old whales, much worn down, but undecayed; nor filled after our artificial fashion.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 74. The Sperm Whale's Head—Contrasted View.
7  He approached this highly artificial instrument through a mere instinct, and coupled himself to it, as if he knew it was to piece him out and make a whole creature of him.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 2. The Hired Girls: VII
8  She had absolutely no taste in dress, and wore a batch of rusty black lace with a bunch of artificial violets pinned to the side of her hair.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Context  Highlight   In IX
9  She still wore the shabby lace and the artificial bunch of violets on the side of her head.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Context  Highlight   In XXI
10  Edna drew her down upon the sofa, and taking a pin from her own hair, secured the shabby artificial flowers in their accustomed place.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Context  Highlight   In XXVI
11  The Indian had selected for this desirable purpose one of those steep, pyramidal hills, which bear a strong resemblance to artificial mounds, and which so frequently occur in the valleys of America.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 11
12  On the other hand, the scout was obscure; because from the lingering pride of color, he rather affected the cold and artificial manner which characterizes all classes of Anglo-Americans when unexcited.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 19
13  surround it, and in artificial accessories, it is inferior.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 20
14  The more drawers and closets there were, the more hiding-holes could Dinah make for the accommodation of old rags, hair-combs, old shoes, ribbons, cast-off artificial flowers, and other articles of vertu, wherein her soul delighted.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XVIII
15  But as soon as the prince had gone her face resumed its former cold, artificial expression.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER IV
Example Sentence: (18 in 2 pages)
1  All things are artificial, for nature is the art of God.
2  The treatment does not involve the use of any artificial drugs.
3  The new dam will form a large artificial lake behind it.
4  Some studies have suggested a link between certain types of artificial sweetener and cancer.
5  Our products contain no artificial preservatives or colourings.
6  This brand of tinned food does not contain artificial coloring.
7  Our range of herbal teas contain no preservatives, colourings or artificial flavourings.
8  When Jack nearly drowned, they brought him to by artificial respiration.
9  If you arrange your picture too systematically the results can look very mannered and artificial.
10  No artificial sweeteners are used in this product.
11  Researchers have found that kangaroos often become accustomed to these artificial sounds and took little notice of them.
12  Water, the project's key ingredient, will come from the massive artificial lake created by the Aswan High Dam.
13  Professor Paterson thinks there's merit in another plan for floating artificial marshes in the Lagoon to help break up the most destructive waves.
14  Spacecraft propulsion is any method used to change the velocity of spacecraft and artificial satellites.
15  A sewer is an artificial pipe or system used to remove human liquid waste and to provide drainage.