One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘the first authentic Rubens in the museum's collection’
genuine, original, real, actual, pukka, bona fide, true, veritable
attested, undisputed, rightful, legitimate, lawful, legal, valid
informal the real McCoy, the genuine article, the real thing, your actual, kosher, honest-to-goodness
NZ Australian informal dinkum
2‘an authentic depiction of the situation’
reliable, dependable, trustworthy, authoritative, honest, faithful
accurate, exact, factual, true, truthful, veracious, true to life
informal straight from the horse's mouth
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