veracious vs voracious

veracious voracious

Definitions

  • 1) truthful
  • 2) Honest; truthful.
  • 3) Accurate; true.
  • 4) Observant of truth; habitually speaking truth; truthful.
  • 5) Characterized by truth; true; not false.
  • 6) precisely accurate
  • 7) habitually speaking the truth

Definitions

  • 1) Wanting or devouring great quantities of food.
  • 2) Having a great appetite for anything (e.g., a voracious reader).
  • 3) Having or marked by a strong desire for an activity or pursuit.
  • 4) Consuming or eager to consume great amounts of food; ravenous.
  • 5) Greedy in eating; very hungry; eager to devour or swallow; ravenous; gluttonous; edacious; rapacious
  • 6) devouring or craving food in great quantities
  • 7) excessively greedy and grasping
  • 8) Rapacious.

Examples

  • 1) Now, if you want to know how much of this so-called veracious story is really true, I cannot quite say.
  • 2) If you secretly or openly hold that to be just and veracious which is successful, then it needs no further demonstration that penalties of ultimate failure are exacted for injustice, because it is precisely the failure that constitutes the injustice.
  • 3) The end "veracious" pens for the story isn't really a happy one either.
  • 4) From here on, "veracious" tells the story of a dying game.
  • 5) I say "veracious" advisedly, as oftentimes, after having seen something extra strong in the Ananias-Sapphira-Munchausen-Gulliver-de-Rougemont epistolary line from some gentleman in khaki to the old folks at home, in a London or provincial paper, I feel that I must give up letter writing altogether, as by now those at home must have discovered that such effusions are often seven-eighths lies, and the remaining one-eighth truth, simply because the scribe's powers of invention have failed him, owing to the great strain.
  • 6) "veracious," but one of the prettiest and most thoroughly English words in the dictionary.
  • 7) And then, throwing a quick glance about him, Frona, Del Bishop is a most veracious man.
  • 8) JONES: I do not understand that system of ethics which draws a distinction between a straightforward, honorable, veracious, and pure-minded man in private life, and a deceitful scoundrel as a public officer.
  • 9) So true … The Dark Knight dominates the screen & is drawing huge dividends to the delight of the studios, director & cast … Continue the daring deed of dispensing justice upon Gotham w/veracious vigilance & verifying the continuation of this saga on film – Bravo Batman, Bravo!
  • 10) ‘America's veracious demand is a particularly important factor in these growing global-scale problems.’
  • 11) ‘I am completely convinced that not everyone is capable of presenting Don Juan on the stage as the veracious lover type of figure.’
  • 12) ‘It is disheartening for a veracious researcher to debunk this Caspian megalomania.’
  • 13) ‘I was all alone until I met Aya, a young, veracious girl, when I was eight.’
  • 14) ‘It is such a rarity to discover an album that is held together by songs of veracious beauty.’

Examples

  • 1) He had an inquiring intellect, a voracious appetite for science and a direct involvement in the operation of government.
  • 2) Our biggest chains have voracious appetites and are hungry for more.
  • 3) One reason is the voracious world demand for timber.
  • 4) The magazine had a voracious appetite.
  • 5) The one thing handed down by my father and father-in-law is a voracious love of reading.
  • 6) He's just voracious in his appetite for learning.
  • 7) China's economic growth has made it an increasingly voracious consumer of what it recycles.
  • 8) His teaching skills came to the fore in fine lectures and addresses, which reflected his voracious reading.
  • 9) Betting companies have not merely benefited from the voracious appetite of sports to take their dollar, but also from technology.
  • 10) Almost as wide as he was tall, he had a voracious appetite for food and drink and a rollicking personality to match.
  • 11) The result is a cross section of voracious consumers who rapidly acquired a reputation for being buyers of logo'd bling rather than discerning connoisseurs.
  • 12) The men were apparently looking to feed India's voracious appetite for gold.
  • 13) The kinds of public spending cuts necessary to curb the Government's voracious appetite for debt will be brutal.
  • 14) In fact, she wrote out of a lifetime of voracious reading, as well as close observation of the world.
  • 15) That voracious demand, and weakness in the dollar in which it is priced, has driven gold to these new heights.
  • 16) ‘The method helps the cuckoo chick secure the food supply it needs to satisfy its voracious appetite.’
  • 17) ‘Apart from their voracious appetite for native species, another worry is that they will burrow into riverbanks, adding to the problem of erosion.’
  • 18) ‘I was a little disturbed that he had a voracious appetite for potato chips and would leave the empty wrappers all over the floor.’
  • 19) ‘Hedgehogs have a voracious appetite for the birds' eggs.’
  • 20) ‘Now steroids are used all the time in medicine, and they are very useful, but they give you the most voracious appetite.’
  • 21) ‘His voracious appetite forces my wife to get up at all times of the night to feed him.’
  • 22) ‘So voracious is China's appetite for turtle that it has all but eradicated its own turtle population before turning to the export market.’
  • 23) ‘Because of their voracious appetites, bats function as extremely effective and pesticide-free pest control.’
  • 24) ‘With their voracious appetite for stored cereals and nuts, the red flour beetle and its kin cause millions of dollars of damage annually.’
  • 25) ‘The combination of brisk weather and glacier hikes can stir a voracious appetite, and Argentina is a country of culinary delights.’
  • 26) ‘Rearing enough host insects to satisfy the predators' voracious appetites, after all, doesn't come cheap.’
  • 27) ‘Moles have a voracious appetite and can eat 70-100 percent of their weight daily.’
  • 28) ‘Harnessing the voracious appetites of microorganisms could potentially provide an economical route to remediate contaminated soils.’
  • 29) ‘The titbits his own hunting skill provided were insignificant when set against his voracious appetite, and it was the duty of his parents to make up the difference.’
  • 30) ‘As a three-year-old with a voracious appetite, he can easily down 15 mint brownies in one sitting.’
  • 31) ‘Working day and night, I had a voracious appetite, perhaps a psychological reaction to the pressure.’
  • 32) ‘There will never be another Pavarotti, he believes, never again that combination of angelic face, voracious appetite and a voice to die for.’
  • 33) ‘One more tragedy caused by the voracious appetites of men determined to consume all the diminishing resources of fish left in the seas.’
  • 34) ‘Patients chosen for this group were all voracious readers and enjoyed reading either science fiction or fantasy novels.’
  • 35) ‘It seem entirely fitting that his own voracious academic and literary activity should be rooted in a city that takes such an obvious pleasure in all that the mind and body can absorb.’
  • 36) ‘I am enormously impressed by the warm welcome you gave me, and by all your questions and your voracious enthusiasm.’
  • 37) ‘A voracious reader, he is already into reading Tamil books, magazines and newspapers.’
  • 38) ‘Mostly, though, she collected books: not as a rare book collector, but rather as the voracious reader she was.’
  • 39) ‘This situation is particularly unhappy because I am and always have been a voracious reader, getting through an average of two or more books a week.’
  • 40) ‘He was a conservationist, a wry observer of human behaviour, a voracious reader, a great storyteller, a fearless reviewer.’
  • 41) ‘In the months leading up to moving to Bulgaria, I became a voracious reader of every item on the news agency wires referring to the country.’
  • 42) ‘He has passion for movies and a voracious appetite for the genre.’
  • 43) ‘As predicted, we got enough judo on Japanese television to sate all but the most voracious appetites.’
  • 44) ‘He has a voracious appetite for film study, takes detailed notes in meetings and does plenty of technique work on his own.’
  • 45) ‘Clearly, the choreographer's wit and voracious appetite for movement continue to serve her well.’
  • 46) ‘Its voracious appetite for materials is driving up not only commodity prices but ocean shipping rates as well.’
  • 47) ‘I also adore sleeping, and babies don't seem to have the same voracious appetite for sleep I do.’
  • 48) ‘This was my first movie back at work, and I had such a voracious appetite for acting.’
  • 49) ‘There has, in my opinion, never been an advertising medium with as voracious an appetite for new images and ideas as the internet.’
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