From Middle English verray, verrai, from Old French verai (Modern French vrai), from assumed Vulgar Latin, alteration of Latin vērāx, from vērus, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *weh₁-. Cognate with Old English wǣr, Dutch waar, German wahr, Icelandic alvöru. Displaced native Middle English sore, sar (from Old English sār (Compare German sehr, Dutch zeer), Middle English wel (from Old English wel) (Compare German wohl, Dutch wel, Swedish väl), and Middle English swith (from Old English swīþe. More at warlock.
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