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veracious

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Pronunciation: /vəˈreɪʃəs
 
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Definition of veracious in English:

adjective

formal
Speaking or representing the truth: a veracious account
More example sentences
  • America's veracious demand is a particularly important factor in these growing global-scale problems.
  • I am completely convinced that not everyone is capable of presenting Don Juan on the stage as the veracious lover type of figure.
  • It is disheartening for a veracious researcher to debunk this Caspian megalomania.
Synonyms
true, accurate, veritable, correct, errorless, unerring, exact, precise, factual, literal, realistic, authentic, faithful, close, strict, just, unelaborated, unvarnished;
truthful, honest, sincere, frank, candid, honourable, reputable, trustworthy, trusty, reliable, dependable, scrupulous, upright, upstanding, ethical, moral, righteous, virtuous, decent, good
informal on the nail, spot on, as true as I'm sitting/standing here

Origin

late 17th century: from Latin verax, verac- (from verus 'true') + -ious.

Derivatives

veraciously

1
adverb
Example sentences
  • After the Promise is one of the most veraciously sentimental films of its period.
  • Its presence is veraciously awe-inspiring and still a bit surreal.
  • According to the calculations of the groundhog, veraciously reported yesterday, we are to have forty days of wintry weather, counting from Sunday.

veraciousness

2
noun
Example sentences
  • She has such a negative view on the veraciousness of the subject.
  • Your life experience has really given you the ability to speak with veraciousness and frankness.
  • This talk will be about the veraciousness of sources.

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