Lifelike Life"like` (l[imac]f"l[imac]k`), a. [Cf. {Lively}.] Like a living being; resembling life; giving an accurate representation; as, a lifelike portrait. -- {Life"like`ness}, n. --Poe. [1913 Webster]

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