from The Century Dictionary.
- Not veracious; not having a strict regard for truth; untruthful; dishonest; false.
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- adjective Not
veracious; untruthful; false.
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Neither Dickens nor Hardy can be called unveracious writers; both give a picture of life that is true up to a point.
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London easily glides back and forth between his firsthand experiences and the "tall tales" of the "unveracious" Klondikers that he heard to weave a seamless story of the Northland that both entertains and informs.
Not only is the Klondiker unveracious, but he is a clever colorist, so these gentlemen believed the lurid tales and were prepared to fight to the last for their grub.
As grub thieves they have no equals, and unveracious Klondikers will not stop at telling of the husky which stole a can of condensed milk and traded it off at another camp, where they happened to be short of milk, for a piece of bacon.
"Sure, sir, he must 've followed me on board," Daughtry finished his unveracious recital.
Women were faithless and unveracious, he held -- at such times that he had relapses and descended to pessimism from his wonted high philosophical calm.
And yet I know all the time that you are like all the rest of your sex — faithless, unveracious, and ...
"If reports from unveracious employees of Coney Island are to be trusted, the summer season of 1910 is going to bring forth thrilling novelties for the air and the earth and the tunnels beneath the earth."
Much of what Job said for himself was unveracious and mistaken.
By their contradictory statements, ever-increasing embarrassment, and unveracious assertions, the jury were soon convinced of their guilt.