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genuine
used in War and Peace

7 uses
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Definition
real (as when a person is sincere or an object is not a replica or fake)
  • He is one of the genuine emigres, the good ones.
    Book One — 1805 (2% in)
  • Bilibin was now at army headquarters in a diplomatic capacity, and though he wrote in French and used French jests and French idioms, he described the whole campaign with a fearless self-censure and self-derision genuinely Russian.
    Book Five — 1806-07 (36% in)
  • He was so very polite, amiable, good-natured, and genuinely grateful to Pierre for saving his life that Pierre had not the heart to refuse, and sat down with him in the parlor—the first room they entered.
    Book Eleven — 1812 (76% in)
  • Ramballe, with genuine distress and sympathy in his face, went up to Pierre and bent over him.
    Book Eleven — 1812 (80% in)
  • We do not know for certain in how far his genius was genuine in Egypt—where forty centuries looked down upon his grandeur—for his great exploits there are all told us by Frenchmen.
    Book Thirteen — 1812 (35% in)
  • The genuine as well as the false paper money which flooded Moscow lost its value.
    Book Thirteen — 1812 (46% in)
  • Nicholas accepted thirty thousand rubles offered him by his brother-in-law Bezukhov to pay off debts he regarded as genuinely due for value received.
    Book Fifteen — 1812-13 (45% in)

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