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Speaking or representing the truth:‘a veracious account’
true, accurate, veritable, correct, errorless, unerring, exact, precise, factual, literal, realistic, authentic, faithful, close, strict, just, unelaborated, unvarnishedtruthful, honest, sincere, frank, candid, honourable, reputable, trustworthy, trusty, reliable, dependable, scrupulous, upright, upstanding, ethical, moral, righteous, virtuous, decent, goodon the nail, spot on, as true as i'm sitting here, as true as i'm standing hereView synonyms
- ‘America's veracious demand is a particularly important factor in these growing global-scale problems.’
- ‘It is disheartening for a veracious researcher to debunk this Caspian megalomania.’
- ‘I was all alone until I met Aya, a young, veracious girl, when I was eight.’
- ‘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 such a rarity to discover an album that is held together by songs of veracious beauty.’
Late 17th century: from Latin verax, verac- (from verus true) + -ious.
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