1) ADJ-GRADED Something that is lifelike has the appearance of being alive.

...a lifelike doll.

2) ADJ-GRADED A lifelike work of art is so skilfully done that it appears very like the person or thing that it is supposed to represent.

The painting depicted a hall so lifelike that a casual observer might believe himself to be looking through an open door.


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