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 – Senectitude

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Senectitude (noun)

sen-ek-ti-tood

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

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