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Very similar to the person or thing represented.‘an etching of a lifelike horse’
realistic, true to life, representational, faithful, authentic, exact, precise, detailed, vivid, graphic, natural, naturalistic, convincing, undistortedphotographic, cinematic, filmicspeakingfactualView synonyms
- ‘The greens of the lawns and the grays of the stone walls were vivid and lifelike.’
- ‘The figures are always startlingly lifelike, yet never precisely to scale and always altered in some way.’
- ‘The roses were carved to such lifelike details; the thorns seemed as if they could draw blood.’
- ‘Eyes, animated by carefully placed lashes and highlights, are convincingly lifelike.’
- ‘He seems mostly to be running (he was one of the most hunted) and his curved horns are often detailed with lifelike ribbing.’
- ‘Contrast is especially strong and colors are lifelike and natural looking.’
- ‘If an android become too realistic and lifelike, suddenly people were repelled and disgusted.’
- ‘In a week's time, he turned two large pieces of wood into detailed, lifelike recreations based on a photo.’
- ‘Walpole inaugurated the tradition in the hope that the lifelike solidity of realism might be reconciled with the imaginative range of romance.’
- ‘Another act of remembrance was the commissioning of detailed, lifelike, and convincing portraits of their ancestors.’
- ‘It's a very accurate and lifelike representation, and it belies its shoestring budget.’
- ‘The high definition signal represents images that are as crystal clear and lifelike as possible.’
- ‘The paintings, done with a mixture of animal fat, ochre and blood, are of people and animals, about five inches tall and extremely lifelike.’
- ‘The arm, now on display at the Museum of London, is lifelike with realistic knuckles, veins and fingernails.’
- ‘I don't want to speak for him, but I do believe that in a way he feels like that's not necessarily a lifelike thing.’
- ‘It's all a natural progression for the character to be more lifelike and to have a level of understanding of her environment.’
- ‘Every day when he is not landscaping gardens for the island's wealthy, he fashions lifelike works of art much to the curiosity of admiring visitors.’
- ‘On the plus side, fleshtones are rather pleasant, appearing lifelike and natural.’
- ‘The characters aren't very lifelike and the game is beginning to drag.’
- ‘Blacks are deep, with no sign of breakup or shimmer, and skin tones are both natural and lifelike.’
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