Lifelike



[lahyf-lahyk] /ˈlaɪfˌlaɪk/

adjective
1.
resembling or simulating real :
a lifelike portrait.
/ˈlaɪfˌlaɪk/
adjective
1.
closely resembling or representing life
adj.

1610s, “likely to live,” from life (n.) + like (adj.). Meaning “exactly like the living original” is from 1725.

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