Of, relating to, or being an adjective or pronoun that stands alone when the noun it modifies is being implied but not stated. For example, in Theirs were the best, theirs is an absolute pronoun and best is an absolute adjective.
(New Age jargon) Good, desirable, healthful, pleasant, enjoyable; (often precedes 'energy', 'thought', 'feeling' or 'emotion').
implies correspondence with the truth and connotes absolute affirmation a veritable feast
is properly used when a question of good faith is involved a bona fide offer to negotiate
implies reliability and trustworthiness, stressing that the thing considered is in agreement with fact or actuality an authentic report or proceeds from the alleged source an authentic medieval manuscript
is applied to that which really is what it is represented to be, emphasizing freedom from admixture, adulteration, sham, etc. genuine silk
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