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Postby Bailey » Mon Aug 28, 2006 9:19 am

ve·rac·i·ty (v-rs-t)
n. pl. ve·rac·i·ties
1. Adherence to the truth; truthfulness. See Synonyms at truth.
2. Conformity to fact or truth; accuracy or precision: a report of doubtful veracity.
3. Something that is true.



[Medieval Latin vrcits, from Latin vrx, vrc-, true; see veracious.]

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ThesaurusLegend: Synonyms Related Words AntonymsNoun 1. veracity - unwillingness to tell lies
truthfulness - the quality of being truthful
mendacity - the tendency to be untruthful




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Postby Perry » Mon Aug 28, 2006 9:24 am

Can we question everything else? Inquiring minds want to know.
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