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  • I aim for absolute authenticity.†   (source)
  • But something was out of place, disrupting the authenticity.†   (source)
  • Its authenticity is beyond question.†   (source)
  • Although proving authenticity might be a problem, since you don't have the original paper ...still, I'm sure they would be worth something.†   (source)
  • If they had merely glimpsed the statue through a car window at sixty miles per hour, they could only have made a wild guess at its authenticity.†   (source)
  • The author makes no claims for the authenticity of the recording.†   (source)
  • Tomorrow, bring a write-up of your discoveries, and believe me, I'm going to check for authenticity.†   (source)
  • It swung from its leather loop for a moment, such a little boring river stone, but no one in the room doubted its authenticity.†   (source)
  • In this crowd of assimilated, careerist black and Hispanic kids, it is he, Cedric-king of the Ballou nerds, bottom of the Southeast D.C. pecking order-who can claim a particular brand of racial authenticity.†   (source)
  • I offer them the Commandant's remaining letter only to find myself arguing with them over its authenticity for ten minutes.†   (source)
  • The Holy Father has an entire office at the Vatican devoted to analyzing alleged miracles and passing judgment on their authenticity.†   (source)
  • It fit the requirements of authenticity, traceability.†   (source)
  • As payment, the USS Nimitz had taken ten large crates filled with canisters of powder that a team of virologists from the World Health Organization quickly confirmed contained an antivirus, though there was no way to verify its authenticity for at least ten hours.†   (source)
  • Advokat Giannini, the recording will be examined, and I will require a technical opinion to verify its authenticity.†   (source)
  • He watched her, debating the authenticity of those tears.†   (source)
  • Errtu continued his scan for a clue of Drizzt's authenticity.†   (source)
  • When they did arrive, the Africans quickly asserted their authenticity by doing their flips and somersaults, all while remaining in their fine dress clothes.†   (source)
  • Of course, that year Bill Clinton's Arkansas accent had its own persuasive authenticity.†   (source)
  • If today's church does not recapture the sacrificial spirit of the early church, it will lose its authenticity, forfeit the loyalty of millions, and be dismissed as an irrelevant social club with no meaning for the twentieth century.†   (source)
  • She was grateful for the change of subject, for it suggested he had no concerns as to her authenticity.†   (source)
  • Pleased by her reception, she delivered her rendition of the witches' scene from Macbeth with such macabre passion and blood-chilling authenticity that the children without exception grew restless, wide-eyed, and frightened.†   (source)
  • They were the things a hoaxer would not think of, and they were evidence of authenticity to me.†   (source)
  • The alleged note (for there were those who questioned its authenticity and the motives of the British and American governments in disclosing it at that particular time) proposed a scheme to align Mexico and Japan against the United States.†   (source)
  • You of all people should realize the authenticity of—†   (source)
  • Finnick begins to weave a tapestry so rich in detail that you can't doubt its authenticity.†   (source)
  • No more so than they can confirm the authenticity of the Bible.†   (source)
  • MSNBC even used in-studio wind and rain machines to give that on-the-scene authenticity.†   (source)
  • Authenticity is precisely what you lack.†   (source)
  • And by using my name we lend a certain authenticity for Sheng Chou Yang.†   (source)
  • A few minutes ago I didn't have any means, only authenticity, but that gap has just been filled.†   (source)
  • Father had its horns painted bright orange and little plastic bells fitted to the tips, for added authenticity.†   (source)
  • Last month a stripper from Oklahoma had promised Langdon the best sex of his life if he would fly down and verify the authenticity of a cruciform that had magically appeared on her bed sheets.†   (source)
  • The art of screening out potential crank calls was by no means a perfect science, but this caller had just passed the BBC's two tacit tests for authenticity of a phone source.†   (source)
  • The muted, yellow papyrus left no doubt in Langdon's mind as to its age and authenticity, but excluding the inevitable fading, the document was in superb condition.†   (source)
  • I remember the catalogue from the first show, done on a mimeo machine, smeared and illegible, its poverty a badge of authenticity.†   (source)
  • But McWhorter worries that it is moving us further from the norms of written language: "As wonderful as this evidence is that we are truly getting past race, it also means that increasing numbers of Americans are taking as a badge of authenticity a speech style that, with all of its marvels, is very much a spoken one.†   (source)
  • Zizi al-Bakari, a connoisseur of art as well as jihadist terror, had regarded the line as proof of the painting's authenticity— and of the authenticity of the beautiful young American woman, a Harvard-educated art historian, who had sold it to him.†   (source)
  • A cheeseburger with fries is slid before her, a breaded catfish with salad before him, and she lets the issue of spiritual authenticity lie, at least for now.†   (source)
  • The first option might have been tempting, if I could just block out Coach's voice warning that he'd check all answers for authenticity.†   (source)
  • Despite these new wrinkles, the case would still hinge on the authenticity of the documentation held by Ruiz and Montes, the claims of salvage, and Judson's rulings on the applicability of Pickney's Treaty and the Treaty of 1819.†   (source)
  • The multicultural miasma, with its fixation on group identity and loyalty and authenticity, still unsettles him, though not quite as much as when he arrived last fall.†   (source)
  • A few blocks from the dorm, Chiniqua mentions another recent movie, Waiting to Exhale, which deals a litde more subtly with some of the same race/class/ authenticity issues.†   (source)
  • But, like so many "black" films of this era, the movie is full of code about dilemmas du jour over race and class, with Martin's down-to-earth, devil-may-care, ghetto scoundrel getting the stamp of black authenticity to highlight how Lynn Whitfield, with her college degrees, corporate status, flawless diction, and foolish desire for monogamous love, has really succeeded only in losing touch with her true black soul.†   (source)
  • But the authenticity of the tale is suspect among Lincoln scholars.†   (source)
  • But what proof have I of their authenticity?†   (source)
  • What I contend for is the authenticity of the outline.†   (source)
  • I will even allow that the document bears every mark and evidence of authenticity.†   (source)
  • If this young person should produce her letters for blackmailing or other purposes, how is she to prove their authenticity?†   (source)
  • "One thing I may tell you, for certain," concluded Ptitsin, addressing the prince, "that there is no question about the authenticity of this matter.†   (source)
  • I promised the Persian to do so as soon as I had time, and I may as well tell the reader at once that the results of my investigation were perfectly satisfactory; and I hardly believed that I should ever discover so many undeniable proofs of the authenticity of the feats ascribed to the ghost.†   (source)
  • The Chronicle of Saint Denis, and the authenticity of its information is beyond question, leaves us no room for doubt on that point.†   (source)
  • There had been fierce, involuntary manifestations of energy much like those that had occurred in Hermine Kleefeld's room; at such meetings, Comrade Krokowski would use his skill to hypnotize little Elly, putting her into a waking trance, and then, under all possible safeguards of authenticity, systematically obtain and cultivate phenomena: the turning on and off of lights, hangings on tables and walls, and much, much more.†   (source)
  • Euthanasia, Mr. Purser, is something like your will-power: I doubt its authenticity as a scientific term—begging your pardon again.†   (source)
  • There's no doubt about the authenticity, for the name and the date, 1647, are on the back of the canvas.†   (source)
  • Cicero, when he buried his darling and only daughter, had a heart as full of honest grief as poor Tom's,—perhaps no fuller, for both were only men;—but Cicero could pause over no such sublime words of hope, and look to no such future reunion; and if he had seen them, ten to one he would not have believed,—he must fill his head first with a thousand questions of authenticity of manuscript, and correctness of translation.†   (source)
  • Thus you are not ignorant of the singularly aphrodisiac effect produced by the Nepeta cataria, vulgarly called catmint, on the feline race; and, on the other hand, to quote an example whose authenticity I can answer for.†   (source)
  • Friendly negotiations, which have only just now terminated, have been proceeding since this instrument came into our hands, and, as there is no doubt of its authenticity, and the witnesses have been discovered (after some trouble), the money has been refunded.†   (source)
  • Philadelphia, 1792," for a great number of documents relating to the commencement of the colonies, which are valuable from their contents and their authenticity: amongst them are the various charters granted by the King of England, and the first acts of the local governments.†   (source)
  • But besides all this, in order that the instrument may not be contested, I am anxious to give it the greatest possible authenticity, therefore, one of my colleagues will help me, and, contrary to custom, will assist in the dictation of the testament.†   (source)
  • Like his appreciation of her dear little stepdaughter it was based partly on his eye for decorative character, his instinct for authenticity; but also on a sense for uncatalogued values, for that secret of a "lustre" beyond any recorded losing or rediscovering, which his devotion to brittle wares had still not disqualified him to recognise.†   (source)
  • In proof of the authenticity of this legendary renown, Hepzibah could have exhibited the shell of a great egg, which an ostrich need hardly have been ashamed of.†   (source)
  • "I don't feel so very sure of that, uncle," I replied; "for we have no proof of the authenticity of this document."†   (source)
  • 'Madame,' replied the president, bowing with profound respect, 'allow me to ask one question; it shall be the last: Can you prove the authenticity of what you have now stated?'†   (source)
  • It will be seen, likewise, that this Custom-House sketch has a certain propriety, of a kind always recognised in literature, as explaining how a large portion of the following pages came into my possession, and as offering proofs of the authenticity of a narrative therein contained.†   (source)
  • "Oh, sir," said Danglars, after he had convinced himself of the authenticity of the documents he held, and rising as if to salute the power of gold personified in the man before him,—"three letters of unlimited credit!†   (source)
  • And unless he came here, like myself, as a tourist on a visit and as a pioneer of science, I can entertain no doubt of the authenticity of his remote origin.†   (source)
  • Regardless of artistic merit, the film crew wouldn't thank me for introducing a note of historic inauthenticity into their shots.†   (source)
    standard prefix: The prefix "in-" in inauthenticity means not and reverses the meaning of authenticity. This is the same pattern you see in words like invisible, incomplete, and insecure.
  • All the tentativeness, doubt, and inauthenticity that plagued him slithered away without a trace, a sound.†   (source)
  • White devoted not less than eight long articles in the /Atlantic Monthly/[17] to a review of the fourth edition of John [Pg010] Russell Bartlett's American Glossary,[18] and when he came to the end he had disposed of nine-tenths of Bartlett's specimens and called into question the authenticity of at least half of what remained.†   (source)
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