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genuine
used in The Hunger Games

6 uses
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Definition
real (as when a person is sincere or an object is not a replica or fake)
  • People deal with me, but they are genuinely fond of Prim.
    p. 38.1
genuinely = really (not pretending or just being polite)
  • Madge shoots him a look, trying to see if it's a genuine compliment or if he's just being ironic.
    p. 12.4
  • And then he gives me a smile that seems so genuinely sweet with just the right touch of shyness that unexpected warmth rushes through me.
    p. 72.7
  • Peeta genuinely seems to enjoy this station, swirling a combination of mud and clay and berry juices around on his pale skin, weaving disguises from vines and leaves.
    p. 95.7
  • He has, in fact, in his own unpleasant way, genuinely been trying to prepare me for this.
    p. 168.9
  • I'm genuinely thinking of trying to re-create Foxface's trip up to the pyramid in hopes of finding a new means of destruction when my eyes light on the burlap bag of apples.
    p. 220.6

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