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giving, abating, absolution, absolve, acquittal, authorise, authorize, avoid, bear, behave.
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authentic
Definition:
Genuine; true; having the character and authority of an original; duly vested with all necessary formalities and legally attested; competent, credible, and reliable as evidence. Downing v. Brown, 3 Colo. 590.

Synonyms:

adjective
all
authentic, bona fide, reliable, unquestionable, veritable.
authoritative
proven, righteous, Circumstantiated, straight from horse's mouth.
believable
imaginable, impressive, supposable.
bona fide
good-faith, with good faith.
earliest
original.
evidential
certified, confirmed, corroborated, demonstrated, documented, established, evidential, substantiated, supported, validated, witnessed, Exemplified, Exhibited, Testified, Vouched, counter-evidential, proven.
lifelike
representational, true to life.
literal
accurate, actual, exact, explicit, literal, overt, precise, prosaic, verbatim, to the letter, undeviating, unexaggerated, not figurative, the letter.
original
creative, first, ingenious, initial, innovative, novel, original, primeval, prototypical, unique, Rudimental, genuine, underivative, underived, First-hand.
persuasive
convincing.
precise
accurate.
pure
pure and simple, unalloyed, unmingled, out and out, twenty-four carat.
real
concrete, in the flesh, real, sincere, solid, substantial, tangible, veritable, actual, factual, genuine, honest, true.
real, genuine
accurate, actual, authoritative, bona fide, certain, convincing, credible, creditable, dependable, factual, faithful, legitimate, official, original, pure, reliable, sure, true, trustworthy, trusty, valid, veritable, legit, for real, twenty-four carat.
reliable
official, trustworthy.
straight
pointblank.
true
absolute, axiomatic, certain, definite, factual, gospel, honest, proven, right, true, veracious, washer, Undesigning, Simon-pure, unfaked, on target.
undisputed
undoubted.
veracious
correct, genuine, ingenuous, accurate, factual, honest, true, veracious.
veridical
veridical.
wholehearted
whole-hearted.
noun
authentic
bona fide, echt, genuine, reliable, trustworthy, trusty, unquestionable, veritable.
bona fide
Authentics, legitimates, trues, reals.
genuine
study at.
Examples of usage:
  1. No image in the dark recesses of Egyptian or Syrian temples, grotesque and motionless, can win the adoration of him who has had communion with such a veritable existence, or has heard His authentic message. – The Expositor's Bible: The Book of Exodus by G. A. Chadwick
  2. But the number of authentic cases of persons who have seen their own form, is vastly greater at the North than anywhere else. – Modern Magic by Maximilian Schele de Vere
  3. Were we to relate all the military events transmitted to us by contemporary and authentic historians, it would be easy to swell our accounts of this reign into a large volume: but those incidents, so little memorable in themselves, and so confused both in time and place, could afford neither instruction nor entertainment to the reader. – The History of England, Volume I by David Hume
  4. Our friend Dominicus, in his vanity of heart, forgot his intended precautions, and mounting on the town pump, announced himself as the bearer of the authentic intelligence which had caused so wonderful a sensation. – From-Twice-Told-Tales by Hawthorne, Nathaniel
  5. His column was unfinished and an article on the " authentic drama" for one of the literary reviews must be delivered on the morrow. – Black Oxen by Gertrude Franklin Horn Atherton

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