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Veríssimo

[vuh-ree-si-moo]
noun
  1. É·ri·co Lo·pes [e-ri-koo law-puh s] /ˈɛ rɪ kʊ ˈlɔ pəs/, 1905–75, Brazilian novelist.
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Examples from the Web for verissimo

Historical Examples

  • The judgment of Verissimo upon Machado de Assis differs somewhat from that of his distinguished compatriots.

    Brazilian Tales

    Joaquim Maria Machado de Assis

  • In this sense Verissimo would deny the existence of a Swiss, or a Belgian, literature.

    Brazilian Tales

    Joaquim Maria Machado de Assis

  • According to Verissimo, Innocencia is one of the country's few genuinely original novels.

    Brazilian Tales

    Joaquim Maria Machado de Assis

  • Verissimo goes on to imply that such a work as this merits comparison with the humane books of Tolstoi.

    Brazilian Tales

    Joaquim Maria Machado de Assis