One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
synthetic, fake, false, imitation, mock, simulated, faux, ersatz, substitute
pseudo, sham, bogus, spurious, counterfeit, forged, pretended, so-called
man-made, manufactured, unnatural, fabricated
replica, reproduction, facsimile
informal phoney, pretend
2‘an artificial smile’
feigned, insincere, false, affected, mannered, unnatural, stilted, contrived, pretended, put-on, exaggerated, actorly, overdone, overripe, forced, laboured, strained, hollow, spurious
informal pretend, phoney, hammy, ham, campy
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