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vera

[ver-uh, var-uh] /ˈvɛr ə, ˈvær ə/
adjective, adverb, Scot.
1.
very.

Vera

[veer-uh] /ˈvɪər ə/
noun
1.
a female given name: from a Russian word meaning “faith.”.
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  • I asked vera if she thought she could influence him and she assured me she could not.

  • "Yes, I have often noticed that in people," said vera thoughtfully.

    The Twelfth Hour Ada Leverson
  • Raisky came into much closer relation with his aunt and vera.

    The Precipice Ivan Goncharov
  • vera was fluttering a telegram and evidently trying not to cry.

    The Twelfth Hour Ada Leverson
  • Her young sailor had picked up the bird at vera Cruz in Mexico.

    Birds and Man W. H. Hudson
Word Origin and History for vera

Vera

fem. proper name, from Latin, literally "true" (see very).

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