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 for tried and true
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  tried and true
      adj 1: tested and proved to be reliable [syn: tested, time-
             tested, tried, tried and true]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  81 Moby Thesaurus words for "tried and true":
     acknowledged, admitted, blase, committed, confirmed, constant,
     conventional, cosmopolitan, cosmopolite, customary, dedicated,
     dependable, devoted, established, experienced, faithful,
     faithworthy, fast, fixed, folk, hallowed, handed down, heroic,
     hoary, immemorial, incorruptible, inveterate, inviolable, knowing,
     legendary, long-established, long-standing, mature, matured,
     mythological, not born yesterday, of long standing, of the folk,
     old, oral, practiced, prescriptive, proved, proven, received,
     recognized, reliable, responsible, ripe, ripened, rooted,
     sagacious, seasoned, secure, sophisticated, staunch, steadfast,
     straight, sure, tested, time-honored, to be trusted, traditional,
     tried, true, true-blue, trustable, trustworthy, trusty, understood,
     unfalse, unperfidious, untreacherous, unwritten, venerable,
     verified, veteran, world-wise, worldly, worldly-wise, worshipful

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