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veracious

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2 following an original exactly
  • most readers have accepted the book as a veracious account of Samuel Johnson's table talk

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3 being in agreement with the truth or a fact or a standard
  • a novel that presents a fairly veracious and unvarnished picture of the lives of affluent suburbanites

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The first known use of veracious was circa 1677

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“Veracious.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/veracious. Accessed 4 Aug. 2020.

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