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genuine
used in True Believer by Sparks

5 uses
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Definition
real (as when a person is sincere or an object is not a replica or fake)
  • Show 'em some genuine southern hospitality.
    Chapter Five (23% in)
  • And it's funny, even now I can remember thinking that they all had this look about them: the sparkle in their eyes, the fresh glow to their skin, and their genuine excitement.
    Chapter Seven (65% in)
  • Why, I spoke to him about it this morning, and he seemed genuinely excited by the possibility.
    Chapter Eight (30% in)
  • Jeremy realized she had a genuine affection for the people here, and she seemed to be truly interested in whatever it was they were saying.
    Chapter Nine (96% in)
  • A genuine ghost story!
    Chapter Eleven (32% in)

There are no more uses of "genuine" in True Believer by Sparks.

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