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factitious

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1 being such in appearance only and made with or manufactured from usually cheaper materials
  • presumably the statue is of factitious marble, because for that price you're not going to get the real stuff

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The first known use of factitious was circa 1624

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“Factitious.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/factitious. Accessed 4 Jun. 2020.

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