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authentic

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2 following an original exactly
  • an authentic reconstruction of the Parthenon as it is believed to have looked when first built
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authentic, genuine, bona fide mean being actually and exactly what is claimed. authentic implies being fully trustworthy as according with fact
    • an authentic account of the perilous journey
; it can also stress painstaking or faithful imitation of an original.
    • an authentic reproduction
    • authentic Vietnamese cuisine
genuine implies actual character not counterfeited, imitated, or adulterated
    • genuine piety
    • genuine maple syrup
; it also connotes definite origin from a source.
    • a genuine Mark Twain autograph
bona fide implies good faith and sincerity of intention.
    • a bona fide offer for the stock


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