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Imagine his surprise when the person on the other end of his Zoom date was a bona fide introvert, 23-year-old technical government contractor Amanda Davis.

This was a bona fide country music legend whose fans hail largely from the reddest of Red States on the map.

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Grand Lake, the town on the western side of the park, has a bona fide nordic center with 22 miles of groomed trails.

It augurs the arrival, in the midst of a fraught time for theater and other performing arts, of a bona fide new musical.

The 6-foot-6 shooting guard wasn’t even a lottery pick, much less a bona fide star, out of Michigan in 2016.

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Another sent back a flat-screen television with a bona fide tombstone within.

The Facebook co-founder and his politically ambitious husband embodied all the attributes of a bona fide “gay power couple.”

A conservative coloring book publisher is out with a new title imagining the tea party heartthrob as a bona fide superhero.

Stephen Hawking is not only a bona fide genius, but also one of the most resilient men on the planet.

By the time the CFDA awards rolled round in early 1994, Moss was a bona fide star.

Nor can other creditors through filing objections to a claim prevent a bona fide claimant from voting.

The fact that you are here tells me that the wireless you got on the ship was not only bona fide but important.

Such relief was to be granted with due consideration and the bona fide intention of recovering.

If all that George Sand here says is bona fide, the letter proves that the rupture had not yet taken place.

It is not entered as second-class matter and it has probably no bona-fide circulation.


On this page you'll find 20 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to bona-fide, such as: genuine, legitimate, authentic, authoritative, card-carrying, and credible.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.