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realistic

adjective

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1 willing to see things as they really are and deal with them sensibly
  • high schoolers who need to be more realistic in their career choices, as so few people end up as rock stars

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2 closely resembling the object imitated
  • those special effects look really realistic—I'd never guess they were all computer-generated

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The first known use of realistic was in 1829

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“Realistic.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/realistic. Accessed 27 Oct. 2020.

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