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genuine
used in Oliver Twist

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real (as when a person is sincere or an object is not a replica or fake)
  • This is the port wine, ma'am, that the board ordered for the infirmary; real, fresh, genuine port wine; only out of the cask this forenoon; clear as a bell, and no sediment!'
    Chapter 23 — Which Contains the Substance of a Pleasant Conversation.... (48% in)
  • He opened the closet, counted the teaspoons, weighed the sugar-tongs, closely inspected a silver milk-pot to ascertain that it was of the genuine metal, and, having satisfied his curiosity on these points, put on his cocked hat corner-wise, and danced with much gravity four distinct times round the table.
    Chapter 23 — Which Contains the Substance of a Pleasant Conversation.... (97% in)
  • The matter of fact, is, that the matron was in no way overpowered by Mr. Bumble's scowl, but, on the contrary, treated it with great disdain, and even raised a laugh thereat, which sounded as though it were genuine.
    Chapter 37 — In Which the Reader May Perceive a Contrast, Not Uncommon.... (18% in)
  • When Mr. Bumble had scrupulously examined the coins, to see that they were genuine, and had put them up, with much satisfaction, in his waistcoat-pocket, he went on: 'Carry your memory back—let me see—twelve years, last winter.'
    Chapter 37 — In Which the Reader May Perceive a Contrast, Not Uncommon.... (79% in)

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