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bona fide- adjective   /ˈboʊnə ˌfaɪd, ˈbɒnə; ˈboʊnə ˈfaɪdi/ Pronunciation Key - Show Spelled Pronunciation[boh-nuh fahyd, bon-uh; boh-nuh fahy-dee]
1. made, done, presented, etc., in good faith; without deception or fraud: a bona fide statement of intent to sell.
2. authentic; true: a bona fide sample of Lincoln's handwriting.

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It took a lot of work to convince her that his offer to help her fix her roof was bona fide because she was a suspicious person by nature.
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