veracious

[vuh-rey-shuhs]
adjective
1.
habitually speaking the truth; truthful; honest: a veracious witness.
2.
characterized by truthfulness; true, accurate, or honest in content: a veracious statement; a veracious account.

Origin:
1670–80; veraci(ty) + -ous

veraciously, adverb
veraciousness, noun
nonveracious, adjective
nonveraciously, adverb
nonveraciousness, noun
unveracious, adjective
unveraciously, adverb
unveraciousness, noun

veracious, vociferous, voracious.


1, 2. mendacious.
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veracious (vɛˈreɪʃəs)
 
adj
1.  habitually truthful or honest
2.  accurate; precise
 
[C17: from Latin vērax, from vērus true]
 
ve'raciously
 
adv
 
ve'raciousness
 
n

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Example sentences
The book today is recognized as veracious and valuable.
If your legs have a lot of moles, scars or veracious veins, stockings will diminish their appearance.
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