Speaking or representing the truth.
Late 17th century: from Latin verax, verac- (from verus ‘true’) + -ious.
“He was a veracious speaker and it earned him respect.”
The last stage of life; old age.
Senectitude comes from the Medieval Latin noun senectitūdō meaning “old age,” which in turn comes from Classical Latin senectūs, a derivative of the noun senex meaning “old man.” Senectitude entered English in the late 1700s, more precisely, in 1796 in Jonathan Swift’s Gulliver’s Travels