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genuine
used in The Poisonwood Bible

4 uses
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Definition
real (as when a person is sincere or an object is not a replica or fake)
  • Our Father takes their ironical and self-interested tone to indicate a lack of genuine grief.
    Book 3 — Judges (88% in)
  • Anatole gave me a surprised look over the horn rims and genuine lenses of his new glasses.
    Book 3 — Judges (73% in)
  • Elisabet worries genuinely, in spite of our reassurances, that she and Anatole might have been assigned new first names, since theirs are European and "colonialist."
    Book 5 — Exodus (49% in)
  • For what he teaches, for his belief in genuine independence, for his loyalty to the secret Parti Lumumbist Unifié, he could be brought down by one well-bribed informant.
    Book 5 — Exodus (54% in)

There are no more uses of "genuine" in The Poisonwood Bible.

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