First Known Use of sure-enough
Synonymsbona fide, certifiable, certified, dinkum [Australian & New Zealand], echt, genuine, honest, pukka (also pucka), real, right, sure-enough, true
Antonymsbogus, counterfeit, fake, false, mock, phony (also phoney), pseudo, sham, spurious, suppositious, supposititious, unauthentic, unreal
Related Wordsactual, historical, original; lawful, legal, legitimate; identifiable, recognizable, verifiable; proven, substantiated, validated, verified; incontestable, incontrovertible, indisputable, indubitable, irrefutable, undeniable, undoubted, unmistakable, unquestionable; veritable, very; accurate, correct, proper; pure, unadulterated, unalloyed
Near Antonymsartificial, factitious, imitation, man-made, simulated, synthetic, unnatural; concocted, fabricated, manufactured; deceptive, delusive, delusory, misleading
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Authorities were aware the Warrens were coming home from a trip, and sure enough, the couple were pulled over about 5:30 p.m. along Good Hope Road.
When Reed deleted optix, sure enough, the orange bits blackened.
The low-lit room was bedecked in ornate wood, tin ceilings, brick walls and, sure enough, a big screen with crooner Frank Sinatra belting out tunes.
And sure enough, that pattern held for President Trump.
And sure enough, even on the last show, about four hours to showtime I get hit with the pre-show butterflies.
And, sure enough, the 33-yard field goal attempt Tarbutt pushed right as time expired Sunday, failing to push this wild football game into overtime, pierced the UConn football team straight to the heart.
And sure enough, all of the hospital patients’ S. lugdunensis colonies produced lugdunin.
Bond proxies in the stock market are shunned when Treasury yields rise, and, sure enough, utilities have been the worst-performing sector since early September.
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