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bona fide
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  • You are an unusual sort of a person; you don’t lie at every step, as some men do; in fact, you don’t lie at all, and there is a matter in which I need a true and sincere friend, for I really may claim to be among the number of bona fide unfortunates just now."

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  • But of bona fide wolves . there was not one in sight.
    Farley Mowat  --  Never Cry Wolf
  • My early years, darkened by the shadows and regional superstitions of a bona fide cracker boy, act as a sobering agent during the execrable periods of self-righteousness that I inflict on those around me.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Water is Wide

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