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(Authentic), adjective according to the facts, accurate, actual, as represented, authenticated, certain, correct, creditable, dependable, exact, factual, fidelis, fidus, founded on fact, genuine, honest, legitimate, literal, not false, not faulty, not fictitious, original, precise, pure, real, realistic, reliable, right, rightful, sound, trustworthy, unadulterated, unaffected, uncolored, undisguised, undisputed, undistorted, unexaggerated, unfabricated, unfallacious, unfeigned, unfictitious, unimagined, unmistaken, unperjured, unpretended, unspurious, unvarnished, valid, veracious, veridical, verifiable, veritable, verus, well-based, well-grounded
Associated concepts: true bill, true copy, true value, true verdict

true

(Loyal), adjective ardent, assiduous, compliant, complying, conscientious, constant, dedicated, devoted, duteous, dutiful, earnest, faithful, fervent, firm in adherence, firm in allegiance, incorruptible, reliable, resolute, responsible, sincere, stanch, steady, sure, tried, truehearted, trustworthy, trusty, unbetraying, unfailing, unfalse, unperfidious, unswerving, untreacherous, unwavering, zealous
See also: absolute, accurate, actual, authentic, candid, conclusive, convincing, credible, de facto, definite, dependable, devoted, direct, documentary, factual, faithful, genuine, honest, incontestable, incontrovertible, literal, loyal, positive, proper, pure, real, reliable, rightful, serious, solid, sound, staunch, steadfast, sterling, unadulterated, undistorted, unrefutable, unyielding, valid, veridical

BILL, TRUE. A true bill is an indictment approved of by a grand jury. Vide Billa Vera; True Bill.

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