1. Honest; truthful: "She was not absolutely veracious; but this defect was of no great consequence, for she had never had anything to conceal" (Henry James).
2. Accurate; true: a veracious account of what happened.
[From Latin vērāx, vērāc-, truthful, from vērus, true; see wērə-o- in the Appendix of Indo-European roots.]
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