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marked by unnaturalness, pretension, and often a slavish love of fads

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not produced by natural forces

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We studied two cases of hypoglycemia after overdose of factitiously administered SU drugs.
Hemoglobin Raleigh results in factitiously low hemoglobin A1c when evaluated via immunoassay analyzer.
His factitiously optimistic account of humanitarian capacity, particularly in South Darfur, is indirectly but unmistakably criticized by the IAMG Notes: "The incapacitation of the International Organization for Migration (IOM) and [the] UN High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) in South Darfur is utterly limiting the capacity to deal with population movements and potential returns.
In the later 3 years, Motorola only prolongs the lifecycle of V3 factitiously, losing the chance to catch hot spots in the mobile phone market.
R4 : In fact in relations (7)-(9) the angle ' is substituted more or less factitiously with the adjusting functions a; b; f; g; v or u.