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Veridical

[və-RI-də-kəl]

Part of speech: adjective

Origin: Latin, mid 17th century

1.

Truthful.

2.

Coinciding with reality.

Examples of Veridical in a sentence

"I can always count on my mother to give veridical advice."

"Even when I daydream, my thoughts remain quite veridical."

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About Veridical

Broken down into its components, "veridical" tells you to say what you mean. It originates from the Latin word "veridicus," which means "to say truth."

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