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synthetic

adjective uk   /sɪnˈθet.ɪk/ us    /-ˈθet̬-/
describes products that are made from artificial substances, often copying a natural product: synthetic fibres disapproving false or artificial: She criticized the synthetic charm of television presenters.
synthetically
adverb uk   /-ɪ.kəl.i/ us  
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