veracious

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adjective ve·ra·cious \və-ˈrā-shəs\

Definition of veracious

  1. 1 :  truthful, honest

  2. 2 :  marked by truth :  accurate

veraciously

adverb

veraciousness

noun

Examples of veracious in a sentence

  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 and Etymology of veracious

Latin vērāc-, vērāx “truthful” + -ious — more at 1very


First Known Use: circa 1677



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