substantially true

See: candid
References in classic literature ?
But as it is wholesome that the parsimonious public should know what has been doing, and still is doing, in this connexion, I mention here that everything set forth in these pages concerning the Court of Chancery is substantially true, and within the truth.
The Sun based its story, which it said was substantially true, on the account given in Pc Rowland's log, which was leaked by others to the paper.
NGN based its report, which it said was substantially true, on the account given in his log by Pc Rowland.
Mr Mitchell claims that the report, which News Group Newspapers (NGN) says is substantially true, meant he was guilty of launching a grossly offensive and arrogant attack at Downing Street police officers, branding them "f*** plebs".
He says that a September 2012 story in The Sun, which NGN say is substantially true, meant he was guilty of launching a grossly offensive and arrogant attack at Downing Street police officers two days earlier, branding them "***g plebs" and "morons".
You do not dispute these statements; in fact, your letter appears to concede that they are literally or substantially true," Cairncross wrote.
In the pleadings, the former politician denied saying these things to other people but also contended that, if he had said them, they were substantially true.
To be considered a protected disclosure, the worker must act in good faith, believe the information disclosed is substantially true and that the matter falls within the responsibility of the organisation that s/he gives the information to.
Evening Standard Ltd and Associated Newspapers both denied libel and said their allegations were substantially true.
George Washington agreed in his Farewell Address: "It is substantially true that virtue or morality is a necessary spring of popular government.
Professor Makin, of Leys Road, Cambridge, denied libel on the basis that the words complained of were substantially true and covered by qualified privilege and - in any event - had little impact on Mrs Cambridge's reputation.
Price is wealthy and owns a large house and a luxury car, the use of the quote, even through admittedly false on its face, was substantially true and should be protected speech.