from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Honest; truthful.
- adj. Accurate; precise.
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- adj. truthful
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Observant of truth; habitually speaking truth; truthful.
- adj. Characterized by truth; true; not false.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Truthful; habitually disposed to speak truth; observant of truth.
- Characterized by truth; true; not false: as, a veracious account or narrative.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. precisely accurate
- adj. habitually speaking the truth
Now, if you want to know how much of this so-called veracious story is really true, I cannot quite say.
If you secretly or openly hold that to be just and veracious which is successful, then it needs no further demonstration that penalties of ultimate failure are exacted for injustice, because it is precisely the failure that constitutes the injustice.
From here on, "veracious" tells the story of a dying game.
The end "veracious" pens for the story isn't really a happy one either.
I say "veracious" advisedly, as oftentimes, after having seen something extra strong in the Ananias-Sapphira-Munchausen-Gulliver-de-Rougemont epistolary line from some gentleman in khaki to the old folks at home, in a London or provincial paper, I feel that I must give up letter writing altogether, as by now those at home must have discovered that such effusions are often seven-eighths lies, and the remaining one-eighth truth, simply because the scribe's powers of invention have failed him, owing to the great strain.
"veracious," but one of the prettiest and most thoroughly English words in the dictionary.
And then, throwing a quick glance about him, Frona, Del Bishop is a most veracious man.
JONES: I do not understand that system of ethics which draws a distinction between a straightforward, honorable, veracious, and pure-minded man in private life, and a deceitful scoundrel as a public officer.
So true … The Dark Knight dominates the screen & is drawing huge dividends to the delight of the studios, director & cast … Continue the daring deed of dispensing justice upon Gotham w/veracious vigilance & verifying the continuation of this saga on film – Bravo Batman, Bravo!
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I always had an interest writing, which I think came from a veracious reading appetite.