[ UK /lˈa‍ɪfla‍ɪk/ ]
[ US /ˈɫaɪˌfɫaɪk/ ]
  1. free from artificiality
    a natural reaction
    a lifelike pose
  2. evoking lifelike images within the mind
    graphic accounts of battle
    pictorial poetry and prose
    a vivid description
    a lifelike portrait
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How To Use lifelike In A Sentence

  • brief, mannered and unlifelike idiom
  • On the plus side, fleshtones are rather pleasant, appearing lifelike and natural.
  • In the context of this exhibition, the shift is announced in a tenebrous work by Vittore Belliniano, a very obscure artist, but also a very good one, who has learned all that is most important from Giorgione and Giovanni Bellini regarding the breathing, lifelike depiction of the human face and form. The Man of Sorrows Motif Over Time
  • In the opening to The Human Stain, author Philip Roth's narrator, Nathan Zuckerman, describes the summer of 1998, when "Bill Clinton's secret" - about Monica - "emerged in every last mortifying detail - every last lifelike detail, the livingness, like the mortification, exuded by the pungency of the specific data. Michael Takiff: Bill Clinton, Still the Biggest Dog in Town
  • The artist, once a top-rated professional surfer, has earned accolades for his lifelike bronze patina sculptures of fish.
  • This area enshrines hundreds of lifelike portraits of Khmer goddesses, known by the Sanskrit terms apsaras or devata. Angkor Wat Top Shrine Reopens to Visitors | Angkor Wat Apsara & Devata: Khmer Women in Divine Context
  • Here are a few companies that are coming close to building truly lifelike humanoid robots.
  • Whether you have a strange appreciation for hairy spiders or want to freak out an arachnophobic friend not nice, check out this incredibly lifelike — and interactive — spider that “lives” online. Eww. Play with this lifelike spider…online | Sync Blog
  • These airbags are very lifelike in their resemblance to small children perched on the front seat of driven motorcycles.
  • Red-tailed hawks, scarlet tanagers, blackpoll warblers and more are lined up in drawers stacked floor to ceiling, their bodies lifelike except for the white cotton where their eyes once were. In Battle on Birds,
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