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(n) truthfulness Origin: verus, true "I don't know whether I ought to tell it or not, but for the sake of veracity I will." Thus began another gossip session between the neighbourhood aunties. The son came home after midnight and told his waiting mother that he got late because a friend's mother was ill and they had to hospitalize her. When she asked about which friend he was, where he lived, where his mother had been admitted, what the doctors said and if she could go and see her, he became irritated and asked, "Is this a cross-examination? Do you doubt my veracity?"

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