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Related to veritable: besieging
Being truly so called; real or genuine: "Her tea ... was set forth with as much grace as if she had been a veritable guest to her own self" (Mary Wilkins Freeman).
[Middle English, from Old French, from verite; see verity.]
1. (intensifier; usually qualifying a word used metaphorically): he's a veritable swine!.
2. rare genuine or true; proper: I require veritable proof.
[C15: from Old French, from vérité truth; see verity]
ver•i•ta•ble(ˈvɛr ɪ tə bəl)
1. being truly or very much so; genuine or real: a veritable triumph.
2. Obs. true, as a statement or tale.
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|Adj.||1.||veritable - often used as intensifiers; "a regular morass of details"; "a regular nincompoop"; "he's a veritable swine"|
typical - exhibiting the qualities or characteristics that identify a group or kind or category; "a typical American girl"; "a typical suburban community"; "the typical car owner drives 10,000 miles a year"; "a painting typical of the Impressionist school"; "a typical romantic poem"; "a typical case of arteritis"
|2.||veritable - not counterfeit or copied; "an authentic signature"; "a bona fide manuscript"; "an unquestionable antique"; "photographs taken in a veritable bull ring"|