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Synonyms for honest-to-god

(used informally especially for emphasis)

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It's more speculation for speculation sake-which is all well and good, just don't mistake it for a real, honest-to-god rumor.
An honest-to-God tranceinspired floor-filler which rockets Madonna back to the peak of her form.
I began to conclude he was a person of not just strong character, but as a person of real honest-to-God integrity.
If, however, you want to see a true-life, honest-to-God terrifying monster, just fly out here to the Maldives.
For the first time in modern memory, a real honest-to-God cardinal had deigned to pay us a visit, making a bold incursion to this side of the street, which I had finally concluded was somehow out-of-bounds to members of the family cardinalis.
Whereas this series is going to be honest-to-God Cardiff.
Lopez and others have been all over TV and radio, working furiously to turn the recent protests into an honest-to-God movement.
One can only hope that the Sigma platform will spawn not only a new Camaro, but an honest-to-God GTO; a real Impala 55 as well as a Grand Prix worthy of the name.
and the Cure's lilting "Love Song," and MC Joe's Latino hip-hop meltdown "Melo Do Piddle Le He He," which features honest-to-God yodeling
When death occurs, it is an issue, in the same way that weather itself is a real, honest-to-God issue for any Canadians living outside of the shovel-free oasis that is Vancouver.
What Colt needs is a true life, honest-to-God capitalist at the helm instead of a retired Marine general with no apparent business sense.
Honest-to-God errors are still rare as a percentage of facts in the output of top news organizations.
This letter is written in response to "An election guide for honest-to-God serious voters" by Joan Chittister (NCR, Sept.
Sure, nobody really expected to see porn at MOMA (even if this was, in 1990, perhaps the single most important hinge by which discussions of modern art entered the broader public sphere), but would it have been too much to include some form of television, photography, film, honest-to-God kitsch?
In real honest-to-God police work, where you want to catch bad guys, you better have intelligence coming from the streets--people informing you about what's going on," says law professor David Harris, author of Profiles in Injustice.