Pronounced: rah-luhn-TAHN-doe, adj/adv
Notes: This is a word that I knew, but didn’t know that I knew
The word veracious means “truthful; honest; accurate”
Our word came into English in the late 1600s
Background / Comments
As I noted, our word is pretty close in pronunciation to voracious; we tend to be a bit lazy in our pronunciation in that we often don’t speak or hear the difference between ‘vor’ and ‘ver’. Our word came from the Latin word verus (true).