Veríssimo

[ vuh-ree-si-moo ]
/ vəˈri sɪ mʊ /

noun

É·ri·co Lo·pes [e-ri-koo -law-puhs], /ˈɛ rɪ kʊ ˈlɔ pəs/, 1905–75, Brazilian novelist.

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Example sentences from the Web for Veríssimo

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

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

    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