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Livingston, moreover, had dined just unwisely enough to be truthful.

All sacredness and sweetness, all that was pure and brave and truthful, seemed to rest in her.

Ah, the truthful glass betrayed the weak point in her armor—the boots.

I am not nearly as truthful a person as I thought I was until I met you.

It is safe to say that there is not a truthful Indian in Labrador.

I concluded that, although she might mean no harm, she was not truthful.

But with what truthful yet reticent words can I convey the facts of Charley's case?

It is almost impossible for the power-holders to be sincere and truthful.

But Stanton is truthful and sincere to the cause, and that is all that I want from him.

This time the good woman consented, so truthful did the girl's accents seem to be.

WORD ORIGIN

1590s, from truth + -ful. Related: Truthfully; truthfulness.

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