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genuine
used in The Fountainhead

8 uses
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Definition
real (as when a person is sincere or an object is not a replica or fake)
  • A red spot of light and a purple one rested respectively upon two genuine gargoyles squatting at the corners of a fireplace that had never been used.
    1.1 — Part 1 Chapter 1 (42% in)
  • He had time to note a genuine Roman statue in a corner, sepia photographs of the Parthenon, of Rheims Cathedral, of Versailles and of the Frink National Bank Building with the eternal torch.
    1.3 — Part 1 Chapter 3 (22% in)
  • We'll have an ornamented stringcourse," said Francon with calm, genuine authority.
    1.3 — Part 1 Chapter 3 (42% in)
  • Then the smile vanished, and Francon's face looked earnest, peaceful, frankly aged, in one of his rare flashes of genuine dignity.
    2.8 — Part 2 Chapter 8 (80% in)
  • She did not look disgusted; she looked genuinely puzzled.
    2.15 — Part 2 Chapter 15 (49% in)
  • The gratitude was genuine—a payment for a lesson he would never need again.
    3.1 — Part 3 Chapter 1 (60% in)
  • The Prudential Bank Building, which is genuine Palladio.
    3.3 — Part 3 Chapter 3 (70% in)
  • For a moment, Roark had no strength to answer; but he saw that the question was genuine; Wynand didn't know.
    4.2 — Part 4 Chapter 2 (48% in)

There are no more uses of "genuine" in The Fountainhead.

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