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Word: corroborate

Definition: confirm; support; strengthen


Sentences Containing 'corroborate'

To doubt any longer was impossible; there was the evidence of the senses, and ten thousand persons who came to corroborate the testimony.
On the other hand, the fact that instincts are not always absolutely perfect and are liable to mistakes; that no instinct can be shown to have been produced for the good of other animals, though animals take advantage of the instincts of others; that the canon in natural history, of "Natura non facit saltum," is applicable to instincts as well as to corporeal structure, and is plainly explicable on the foregoing views, but is otherwise inexplicable--all tend to corroborate the theory of natural selection.
And in this letter you certainly have a very strong piece of evidence to corroborate your view.
I CORROBORATE Mr. DICK, AND CHOOSE A PROFESSION When I awoke in the morning I thought very much of little Em'ly, and her emotion last night, after Martha had left.

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