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(religion, spiritualism, and occult)

Vera, asteroid 245 (the 245th asteroid to be discovered, on February 6, 1885), is approximately 84 kilometers in diameter and has an orbital period of 5.4 years. Its name is Latin for “true.” In a natal chart, Vera’s house and sign position indicates where one is especially able to perceive or search for the truth. When afflicted, Vera may suggest “false truth.”


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References in classic literature ?
Paulino Vera looked questioningly at Arrellano and Ramos, and questioningly they looked back and to each other.
When Vera joined in and tried to press it upon him, he said:
Yet Vera it was who persuaded the others to give the first trust to Rivera.
Yes, I was brought up quite differently," remarked the handsome elder daughter, Countess Vera, with a smile.
Vera was good-looking, not at all stupid, quick at learning, was well brought up, and had a pleasant voice; what she said was true and appropriate, yet, strange to say, everyone- the visitors and countess alike- turned to look at her as if wondering why she had said it, and they all felt awkward.
She's turned out splendidly all the same," he added, winking at Vera.
Lebedeff stamped his feet at his daughters and drove them away if they attempted to join the prince on the terrace; not even Vera was excepted.
At that moment Vera, carrying the baby in her arms as usual, came out of the house, on to the terrace.
The words were hardly out of her mouth, when Lebedeff dragged Vera forward, in order to present her.
Vera takes her mother's place, though she is but her sister.
He says to tell you he will be in Vera Cruz the beginning of next month,"-- clatter, clatter
The CHEd has started finalizing the Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) for the implementation of Republic Act 10931, or the Universal Access to Quality Tertiary Education Act, De Vera said.