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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Saudi national Fatima Ahmed was incredulous when asked about the genuineness of raffles.
The speculation about the genuineness of Zamzam water supplied by the Zamzam Office is not true and unfortunate," he said, attributing doubts to ignorance of religious knowledge, because Zamzam is a river in paradise that will never dry up.
After reviewing the questionnaires, the pool was narrowed to 78 who were then brought in for individual blind interviews with questions-Bare Es-centuals' execs remained behind a wall listening to each woman answer the blind interview questions, seeking women who not only shared similar values with the brand, but whose beauty became palpable through their personality and the compassion, honesty, confidence and genuineness conveyed in their responses.
In this update of the 2004 edition (of a guide first published in 1992), a gemologist who has written other books on gems and jewelry discusses the types of pearls, criteria for judging the genuineness and quality of pearls and pearl jewelry, how to care for and wear them (including the practical aspect of usable clasps), and pricing factors.
READ Higgerson's views at Shadow shipping minister Jim Fitzpatrick said the reports "called into question the genuineness of the consultation process".
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran's Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki asked the White House leaders to make an explicit and official announcement on the authenticity of the documents released by the WikiLeaks website and openly declare if they approve the genuineness of these reports.
There is an acid test for determining the genuineness of a Catholic charity.
That is something Avril and Willy mastered with great flair and genuineness.
The book challenges the readers to a fresh genuineness in for their search to fulfill their deepest, truest potential.
He asks how I can doubt the genuineness of an organisation responsible for the torture and death of countless thousands of Christians, the confiscation and burning of thousands of Bibles and often their owners as well.
Her layered alto, her unforced genuineness positively light up the night.
Threat assessment: detailed examination of the elemental parts of a verbal or written threat to estimate in terms of high, medium, or low probability the genuineness and overall viability of the expression of intent to do harm.