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Saturday, January 23, 2010

Definitions for veritable

  1. Agreeable to truth or to fact; actual; real; true; genuine.

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Citations for veritable
Oh, there was a terrible storm that night, she says. "There was thunder and lightning and the rain fell in torrents, the streets turned into rushing rivers and veritable cascades. No one dared to go out . . ." Hannah Green, Little Saint
. . .spiritual heights which may be just as veritable as the streets and gutters. H.O.Taylor,
Origin of veritable
late Middle English
1425-1475
Veritable derives from Latin veritas, "truth," from verus, "true."