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bona fides
used in Murder On The Orient Express

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Definition
law:  good faith; i.e., sincere and honest
  • To look up the antecedents of all these people, to discover their bona fides -all that takes time and endless inconvenience.
    1.5 — Part 1 Chapter 5 — The Crime (88% in)
  • We cannot investigate the bona fides of any of these people.
    2.13 — Part 2 Chapter 13 — Summary of the Passengers' Evidence (34% in)
  • In the case of many of the passengers, to establish their bona fides will be difficult; in most cases it will probably not be attempted, especially since there seems nothing in the way of suspicion attaching to them.
    2.13 — Part 2 Chapter 13 — Summary of the Passengers' Evidence (41% in)

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