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synthetic




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synthetic
     1. adj. Of, or relating to synthesis.
     2. adj. (chemistry) Produced by synthesis instead of being isolated from a natural source (but may be identical to a product so obtained).
     3. adj. Artificial, not genuine.
     4. adj. (grammar) Pertaining to the joining of bound morphemes in a word. Compare analytic.
     5. n. A synthetic compound.

Example Sentences

She warns that the cocktail of synthetic chemicals we are exposed to every day may cause cumulative damage. 
Synthetic pleasure doesn't get purer than this. 

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