1 habitually speaking the truth; "an honest man"; "a veracious witness" [syn: honest]
2 precisely accurate; "a veracious account"
EtymologyLatin verax, verac-, etc. Truthful, true.
- Of or pertaining to be truthful.
- The politician's statement was proven to be veracious by all who examined it.
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