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authentic
used in Oryx and Crake

3 uses
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Definition
real or true
  • He replaces his lost aspirin and candles, and throws in six small boxes of matches and a paring knife, and his authentic-replica Red Sox baseball cap.
    p. 278.8
  • He's hung his authentic-replica Red Sox baseball cap on a branch overnight for safekeeping; lie checks inside it, flicks out a spider, puts it on.
    p. 4.1
  • The air conditioning was set at the temperature he liked it, and a tasty snack (melon, prosciutto, a French brie with a label that appeared authentic) was set out on the dining-room table.
    p. 306.9

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