authentic (adj.) Old form(s): authenticke , Authentique
valid, authoritative, credible
TC I.iii.108[Ulysses to all, of the organization of society] by degree, stand in authentic place
TC III.ii.179[Troilus to Cressida, of himself] As truth's authentic author to be cited
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