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Related to true-to-life: for dear life, comes to life, Living Beings
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Adj.1.true-to-life - representing things or actions or conditions as they actually aretrue-to-life - representing things or actions or conditions as they actually are; "the novel about ghetto life was true to life"; "true-to-life duck decoys"
realistic - aware or expressing awareness of things as they really are; "a realistic description"; "a realistic view of the possibilities"; "a realistic appraisal of our chances"; "the actors tried to create a realistic portrayal of the Africans"
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CLINTON -- True-to-Life Paranormal Research will be investigating the Bigelow Free Public Library for paranormal happenings and hauntings this month.
The two-story museum will house many of the old photographs, artifacts and replicas among others significant to the history of Clark and of Pampanga - like pictures, scenic dioramas, relics, true-to-life replicas and murals.
A true-to-life good-bad guys thriller has ended with the arrest of crime bosses of a drug smuggling cell as police try to clean up the underworld.
The new system employs advanced technology to expose officers to more realistic, true-to-life field scenarios,'' said Cmdr.
Blacker blacks and details of dark areas often found in movie scenes are well reproduced, so users can enjoy the excitement and true-to-life reproduction of motion pictures.
In the "Readers' Guide" section, Robinson states, "I think the story is true to what my readers expect--an entertaining, true-to-life story with elements of humor, suspense and romance" Robinson's fans will not be disappointed
The stories may also intrigue female readers because not only will it let them see many of the types of guys they have already encountered but it will give them a peek into the mysterious workings of the male psyche--and a good, perceptive, true-to-life peek at that.
8 Dmax (an indicator of how much detail can be captured in dark areas) for true-to-life color accuracy.
LabSim enables learners to work in a true-to-life networking environment.
Rather, listeners can more clearly zero in on Hall's true-to-life tales--ones that will surely resonate with dreamers in various life crises and the people who love them.
The TranSimVS IV driver training simulator combines three-channel plasma screens with 180 degrees of true-to-life viewing in a mobile environment, steering that provides real-time feedback to augment muscle memory in maneuver techniques, and a fully operational cab/dashboard with true-to-life instrument panel, gauges and other features.
Hardrick does a marvelous job of recreating a true-to-life world that lures readers into the lives of regular "can't-wait-till-I'm-grown" teenagers trying to find a place for themselves in the real world.