Word of the Day – Veracious

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Veracious (adj)

ver-ay-shus

Speaking or representing the truth.

Late 17th century: from Latin verax, verac- (from verus ‘true’) + -ious.

Example sentences

“He was a veracious speaker and it earned him respect.”

Word of the Day – Zeitgeber

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Zeitgaber (noun)

zait-gay-ber

A rhythmically occurring natural phenomenon which acts as a cue in the regulation of the body’s circadian rhythms.

1950s: from German Zeitgeber, from Zeit ‘time’ + Geber ‘giver’.

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