Genuineness


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Genuineness

acid test
test of genuineness for gold; not destructive of genuine metal. [Assaying: Brewer Dictionary, 7]
Bible
name used for Scriptures; “the real source of truth.” [Christianity: NCE, 291]
Gospel
one of the four biographies of Jesus Christ that begin the New Testament; thus, “the real beginning of Christianity.” [Christianity: NCE, 1112]
Pure, Simon
young quaker who Colonel Feignwell impersonates to marry Pure’s ward. [Am. Lit.: A Bold Stroke for a Wife, Brewer Handbook, 1008]
Real McCoy,
the probably originally McKay, a Scotch whisky; the term now alludes to the “first or best of its kind” or “the actual one.” [Pop. Culture: Payton, 409]
To Tell the Truth
question-and-answer probe to determine which of three people is the “the real McCoy.” [TV: Terrace, II, 383]
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Jaitley's comments came after Sharad Yadav of JD(U) and Mayawati of BSP said the CBDT has asked its officials to verify the genuineness of agricultural income claims exceeding Rs 1crore made by taxpayers in their I-T returns.
Dubai -- Before flocking to malls and trade outlets offering grand prizes in raffles, you may want to analyse the genuineness of such promotional bonanzas.
I think its worth trying the genuineness strategy or the 'roots approach' over the next years
Julia will become the reader's best friend even as she loses her own, learning powerful lessons about competition, community, and genuineness.
This decision calls into the question the genuineness of David Cameron's promise to repatriate significant powers from the European Union.
THE Supreme Court ( SC) on Wednesday asked the Securities and Exchange Board of India ( Sebi) to take action, including initiation of proceedings for attachment of properties of two Sahara companies-- Sahara India Real Estate Corporation and Sahara Housing Investment Corporation-- in terms of its August 31 order if court directions on deposit of money collected from investors and documents to verify genuineness of investors are not submitted before the market regulator.
I was at a very cold Musselburgh on Sunday and he was MC there and his boundless enthusiasm and genuineness brought a great deal of warmth and enjoyment to many who were there.
Some of the potential customers also raised the question of genuineness.
MAKKAH:Chairman of the United Zamzam Office Suleiman Abu Ghelya has dismissed rumors appearing on some social networking sites about the genuineness of Zamzam water distributed to Haj pilgrims.
While we see that those who are critical of genuineness and who are likely to emphasize "outer" considerations are also more likely to focus on "state" happiness, there is no compelling reason to hold that a necessary continuum exists between a particular "experience" of happiness and the "state" of being happy.
But a happy ending might be in store, as the man who runs the shop is charmed by Ryoichi's genuineness, and Ryoichi is charmed in return, in spite of the rumors that Ren is connected to the mob.
We'll also impose stricter and clearer tests on the genuineness of a relationship, including the ability to speak the same language and to know each other's circumstances.