veracious


ve·ra·cious

adjective \və-ˈrā-shəs\

Definition of VERACIOUS

2
:  marked by truth :  accurate
ve·ra·cious·ly adverb
ve·ra·cious·ness noun

Examples of VERACIOUS

  1. <he has a reputation for being veracious, so people generally take his word for things>
  2. <most readers have accepted the book as a veracious account of Samuel Johnson's table talk>

Origin of VERACIOUS

Latin verac-, verax — more at very
First Known Use: circa 1677

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