Word of the Day – Veracious

By October 12, 2017Word of the Day

Veracious (adj)


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 – Risorial

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Risorial (adj) (rare)


Relating to laughter; used in laughing; = “risible”.

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in John Ogilvie (1797–1867), lexicographer. From post-classical Latin risorius + -al.

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