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veracity

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Definition truthfulness
  • I can vouch for her veracity.
veracity = truthfulness
  • I'm not disputing the truth or veracity of that note of yours.
    Daphne du Maurier  --  Rebecca
  • veracity = truthfulness
  • The peddler had certainly spoken the truth when he declared that the dye wouldn't wash off, however his veracity might be impeached in other respects.
    Lucy Maud Montgomery  --  Anne Of Green Gables
  • veracity = truthfulness
  • Nobody questioned the veracity of the story, at least not publicly.
    W. William Winokur  --  The Perfect Game
  • veracity = truthfulness
  • But no one ever doubted the veracity of any story about Baba.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  The Kite Runner
  • veracity = truthfulness
  • By the time they arrived at a wide expanse of boulders, Tommy was becoming convinced, perhaps not in the veracity of Mack's wild story, but that they were surely following a carefully marked trail—one that could possibly have been left by Missy's killer.
    William P. Young  --  The Shack
  • veracity = truthfulness
  • Of course if you don't accept Conway's story, it means that you doubt either his veracity or his sanity—one may as well be frank.
    James Hilton  --  Lost Horizon
  • I have now told the singular, but veracious story of the Opera ghost.
    Gaston Leroux  --  The Phantom of the Opera
  • A convenient distortion, and the least of my offenses against veracity.
    Ian McEwan  --  Atonement
  • If he needs me to believe him, he has his own way of showing his veracity.
    Megan Whalen Turner  --  Queen of Attolia
  • You had been dining with the Princesse des Laumes," she added, happy to be able to furnish him with an exact detail, which testified to her veracity.
    Marcel Proust  --  Swann's Way
  • The honor committee would never question the veracity of one of its own members.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Lords of Discipline
  • "I had no reason to believe him a corrupt character, or deficient in memory or veracity," Adams later wrote.
    David McCullough  --  John Adams
  • The truth detector indicates her veracity in her statements.
    J.D. Robb  --  Immortal in Death
  • A perfectly veracious speech; but, as Isabel thought, not as perfectly timed.
    Henry James  --  The Portrait of a Lady - Volume 1
  • So for your pleasure, but with modesty, I'll make you witness my veracity.
    Jean-Baptiste Poquelin Moliere  --  Tartuffe
  • It is to be observed, that on coming to this passage, the author of this veracious history breaks out into exclamations.
    Miguel de Cervantes  --  Don Quixote
  • Miss Stackpole was a strictly veracious reporter.
    Henry James  --  The Portrait of a Lady - Volume 2
  • But, whatever censures may be passed upon her, it is my business to relate matters of fact with veracity.
    Henry Fielding  --  Tom Jones
  • I doubt not the captain had this veracious picture taken for the benefit of his marines.
    Herman Melville  --  Moby Dick

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