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Meaning of VERACIOUS

Pronunciation:  vu'reyshus

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  precisely accurate; "a veracious account"
  2. [adj]  habitually speaking the truth; "an honest man"; "a veracious witness"
 

VERACIOUS is a 9 letter word that starts with V.

 

 Synonyms: accurate, honest, true, truthful
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ve*ra"cious\, a. [L. verax, -acis, fr. verus true.
See {Very}.]
1. Observant of truth; habitually speaking truth; truthful;
   as, veracious historian.

         The Spirit is most perfectly and absolutely
         veracious.                            --Barrow.

2. Characterized by truth; not false; as, a veracious account
   or narrative.

         The young, ardent soul that enters on this world
         with heroic purpose, with veracious insight, will
         find it a mad one.                    --Carlyle.

 

 

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