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adj. art·i·er, art·i·est Informal
1. Of or relating to artists or the fine arts.
2. Showily or affectedly artistic.

art′i·ly adv.
art′i·ness n.


in an affectedly creative or aesthetic manner
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Emily has no regrets about her early career which saw her pose naked - but artily - on treats
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