Definition of 'artifice'
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We have been considering the relations of the parts of one tree and a passing partnership between nature and artifice. The Education of a Gardener (1994)The curious connections between nature, human imagination and human artifice make delightful reading. Times, Sunday Times (2008)In both areas, art is artifice. Times, Sunday Times (2008)But I saw the art and artifice beyond. Times, Sunday Times (2012)We hover between worlds - stasis and movement, artifice and reality. The Times Literary Supplement (2012)Like so many Scandinavian harbours, it was an alliance of nature and artifice. IN FORKBEARD'S WAKE: Coasting Round Scandinavia (2003)He speaks, indeed, without artifice or pretence. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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