veracious

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From Latin verac- +‎ -ious, stem of vērāx (truthful), from vērus (true).

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veracious (comparative more veracious, superlative most veracious)

  1. True.
    The politician's statement was eventually proven to be veracious.
  2. Truthful; speaking the truth.
    • 1864, Sheridan Le Fanu, Wicked Captain Walshawe, of Wauling
      Now there are two curious circumstances to be observed in this relation of my uncle's, who was, as I have said, a perfectly veracious man.

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