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artificial

adjective adulterine, artificiosus, assumed, casuistic, concocted, deceptive, ersatz, faked, false, feigned, fictitious, forged, illusory, imaginary, imagined, imitation, imitative, man-made, not natural, simulated, simulative, spurious, superficial, ungenuine, unnatural, unreal
Associated concepts: artificial boundaries, artificial ingrediints, artificial monuments, artificial person, artificial pond, artificial presumption, artificial watercourse
See also: bogus, deceptive, disingenuous, false, fictitious, histrionic, imitation, inflated, meretricious, orotund, pretentious, specious, spurious, synthetic

ARTIFICIAL. What is the result of, or relates to, the arts; opposed to natural; thus we say a corporation is an artificial person, in opposition to a natural person. Artificial accession is the uniting one property to another by art, opposed to a simple natural union. 1 Bouv. Inst. n. 503.

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Among other things, plaintiff claims that defendants' material omissions and the dissemination of materially false and misleading statements regarding the nature of ICN's business operations, revenue and earnings caused ICN's stock price to become artificially inflated, inflicting damages on investors.
Among other things, plaintiff claims that defendants' material omissions and the dissemination of materially false and misleading statements regarding the nature of HPL's business operations and accounting practices caused HPL's stock price to become artificially inflated, inflicting damages on investors.