of undisputed origin or authorshippatterns for making authentic border-style clothing
the smell of real leather
I allowed myself to acknowledge my true feelings.
The company specializes in selling original movie posters.
They are using local actors or the actual people involved.
The ancient alchemists tried to transmute base metals into pure gold.
They are convinced the painting is genuine.
For foreign holidays you will need a valid passport.
faithful, , , ,
A dog is the most faithful creature you'll ever meet.
She had remained faithful to her husband.
on the level (informal),
We are happy to donate to bona fide charitable causes.
dinkum (Australian, New Zealand, informal),
He bought a pukka, rear-drive sports car.
the real McCoy,
live (of data)
reliable or accurateauthentic details about the birth of the organization
a more accurate description of the terrain
Everything I had heard about him was true.
She was efficient and reliable.
They have demanded the restoration of the legitimate government.
The evidence she uses is highly authoritative.
Any comparison that is not strictly factual runs the risk of being interpreted as subjective.
They had not given a truthful account of what actually happened.
He was a good friend and a dependable companion.
He is a trustworthy, level-headed teacher.
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in the sense of actual
existing in reality or as a matter of factThey are using local actors or the actual people involved.
in the sense of authoritative
recognized as being reliableThe evidence she uses is highly authoritative.
in the sense of bona fide
undertaken in good faithWe are happy to donate to bona fide charitable causes.
Video: pronunciation of 'authentic'
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