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veritable
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Don Quixote
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  • Strange to say, he stood up for her as if she were in earnest his veritable born lady; to such a pass had his unholy books brought him.
  • …herself at Don Quixote’s feet, and actually did fall before them and said, as she strove to embrace them, "Before these feet and legs I cast myself, O unconquered knight, as before, what they are, the foundations and pillars of knight-errantry; these feet I desire to kiss, for upon their steps hangs and depends the sole remedy for my misfortune, O valorous errant, whose veritable achievements leave behind and eclipse the fabulous ones of the Amadises, Esplandians, and Belianises!"

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  • The back yard is a veritable jungle.
  • He’s a huge guy — a veritable giant.

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